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Table 2 Surgical implants: Cage type, absolute and mean measures ± SD and correction for lumbar lordosis (LL) and lordosis of the mTLIF segment (SL)

From: Modified technique of transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for segmental correction of lumbar kyphosis: a safe alternative to osteotomies?

Pat Cage SL preop SL 1 week postop SL 6 mo postop Correction mTLIF segment
1 Banana 6° -6° 12°
2 Mesh 0° 14° 26° 26° 12°
3 Banana 10° 17° 16° 13°
4 Mesh 0° 13° 12° 12°
5 Banana 10° 12° 26° 26° 14°
6 Mesh 0° -18° 18°
7 Banana 6° -5° 12° 11° 16°
8 Mesh 28° -2° 27° 27° 29°
9 Banana 10° 13° 29° 28° 15°
10 Banana 10° -14° 13° 10° 24°
11 Banana 6° -22° 22°
   -2.3° ± 12.4° 15.5° ± 10.5° 14.7° ± 10.7° 17° ± 5.7°