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Table 4 90-days medical complications, surgical complications and implant related complications. Interspinous vs fusion group

From: Length of stay, costs, and complications in lumbar disc herniation surgery by standard PLIF versus a new dynamic interspinous stabilization technique

  Group 1(Interspinous) Group 2 (Fusion) p-value
Patients (n = 67)a 31 36  
Any complication 11(35.5%) 19 (52.8%) 0.156
Surgical Complicationsb 1(3.2%) 6(16.7%) 0.113
  Dural tear 1 (3.2%) 5 (13.9%) 0.205
  Seroma 0 1(1.5%) >0.999
Implant Related Complications 10(32.3%) 14 (38.9%) 0.572
Anchorage wings complications 7(22.6%) Anterior screw 10(27.7%)
Broken implant 2 (6.5%) Lateral screw 3 (8.3%)
Dislocated implant 1 (3.2%) Broken screw 1(2.8%)
Screw loosening 0 (0.0%)
Medical complicationsc
Minor     
Urinary tract infection 0 4 (11.1%) 0.118
  1. aNumber of patients and percentage by groups
  2. bThere was no case of Fistula, Wound infection, Wound dehisence, Nerve injury, Blood transfusion
  3. cThere was no case of Myocardaial Infarction, Pulmonary embolism, Cerebrovascular accident, Acute Renal Failure, Mortality, Deep venous thrombosis, Ileus