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22 July 2020: Clinical Research

Effectiveness of Short-Segment Fixation versus Long-Segment Fixation for Degenerative Scoliosis with Cobb Angle 20°~40°: A Retrospective Observational Study

Yuanqiang Li ABCDEF , Yunsheng Ou AEFG* , Yong Zhu ABE , Bin He BCF , Shuai Xu BC , Haoyang Yu BCD

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.923656

Med Sci Monit 2020; 26:e923656

Table 1 Clinical information about the patients.

GroupsNumber (n)Operation time (min)Blood loss (ml)Fluoroscopy time (times)Hospital stay (d)
Long-group45238±44352±688.42±3.559.56±3.43
Short-group51159±32231±536.16±3.028.42±2.77
Statistict=10.140t=9.781t=3.801t=1.801
P=0.000P=0.000P=0.003P=0.075
Long-group: long segment fixation group; Short-group: short segment fixation group.

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Medical Science Monitor Basic Research eISSN: 2325-4416
Medical Science Monitor Basic Research eISSN: 2325-4416