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Table 2 Outcome analysis at follow up

From: Outcome after thoracoscopic ventral stabilisation of thoracic and lumbar spine fractures

  Parameter N (%) VAS at Follow-Up VAS Spine Score at Follow-Up ODI SF-36 physical SF-36 mental
All Patients   47(100) Mean 3.6 (SD±2.3) 95%CI [2.9-4.3] Mean 59.9 (SD±24.4) 95%CI [52.9-66.9] Mean 22.9 (SD±19.1) 95%CI [17.5-28.4] Mean 40.4 (SD±11.1) 95%CI [37.2-43.5] Mean 52.6 (SD±3.4) 95%CI [51.6-53.6]
Sex Male 29(61.7) Mean 3.5 (SD±2.4) 95%CI [2.8-4.2] Mean 58.7 (SD±25.8) 95%CI [55.3-66.1] Mean 24.6 (SD±20) 95%CI [18.8-30.3] Mean 40.3 (SD±12.2) 95%CI [36.8-43.7] Mean 52.6 (SD±3.6) 95%CI [51.5-53.6]
  Female 18(38.3) Mean 3.7 (SD±2.3) 95%CI [3.1-4.4] Mean 61.9 (SD±22.3) 95%CI [55.5-68.3] Mean 20.4 (SD±17.6) 95%CI [15.4-25.5] Mean 40.5 (SD±9.6) 95%CI [37.7-43.2] Mean 52.7 (SD±3.2) 95%CI [51.8-53.6]
Age ≤ 50 years 27(57.4) Mean 3.4 (SD±2.5) 95%CI [2.6-4.1] Mean 63.1 Median 63.9 95%CI [55.1-71.0] Mean 20.7 Median 16 95%CI [15.1-26.4] Mean 41,8 Median 41.6 95%CI [38.6-44.9] Mean 52.2 Median 51.1 95%CI [51.1-53.2]
  > 50 years 20(42.6) Mean 3.9 (SD±2.2) 95%CI [3.3-4.6] Mean 55.7 SD±18.7) 95%CI [50.4-61.1] Mean 26 (SD±18.2) 95%CI [20.8-31.2] Mean 38.4 (SD±11.1) 95%CI [35.2-41.6] Mean 53.2 (SD±3.0) 95%CI [52.7-54.1]
Injury Distribution Monosegmental 33(70.2) Mean 3.7 (SD±2.2) 95%CI [3.0-4.3] Mean 58.2 (SD±22.0) 95%CI [51.9-64.5] Mean 23.3 (SD±18.1) 95%CI [18.1-28.5] Mean 39.9 (SD±10.4) 95%CI [36.9-42.8] Mean 52.7 (SD±3.1) 95%CI [51.8-53.6]
  Polysegmental 14(29.8) Mean 3.5 (SD±2.8) 95%CI [2.7-4.2] Mean 64.0 (SD±29.7) 95%CI [55.5-72.5] Mean 22.3 (SD±21.9) 95%CI [16.1-28.5] Mean 41.5 (SD±13.1) 95%CI [37.8-45.3] Mean 52.5 (SD±4.2) 95%CI [51.3-53.7]
Treatment Bone Graft 31(66) Mean 3.7 (SD±2.1) 95%CI [3.1-4.3] Mean 59.4 (SD±23.2) 95%CI [52.7-66.1] Mean 24.3 (SD±17.6) 95%CI [19.3-29.4] Mean 38.7 (SD±10.8) 95%CI [35.7-41.9] Mean 52.6 (SD±3.1) 95%CI [51.7-53.5]
  Spinal Cage 16(34) Mean 3.4 (SD±2.8) 95%CI [2.6-4.2] Mean 60.9 (SD±27.2) 95%CI [53.2-68.8] Mean 20.4 (SD±22) 95%CI [14.1-26.5] Mean 43.4 (SD±11.4) 95%CI [40.2-46.7] Mean 52.7 (SD±3.4) 95%CI [51.5-53.9]
Concomitant Injuries No 29(61.7) Mean 3.2 (SD±2.2) 95%CI [2.6-3.9] Mean 63.4 (SD±22.1) 95%CI [57.0-69.7] Mean 21.8 (SD±18.5) 95%CI [16.5-27.1] Mean 42.7 (SD±9.15) 95%CI [40.1-45.3] Mean 52.0 (SD±3.4) 95%CI [51.1-52.9]
  Yes 18(38.3) Mean 4.1 (SD±2.6) 95%CI [3.4-4.9] Mean 54.5 (SD±27.4) 95%CI [46.6-62.3] Mean 24.9 (SD±20.3) 95%CI [19.1-30.7] Mean 36.6 (SD±13.2) 95%CI [32.8-40.4] Mean 53.6 (SD±3.4) 95%CI [52.6-54.6]
Complications No 34(72.3) Mean 3.1 (SD±2.4) 95%CI [2.4-3.8] Mean 65.8 (SD±24.5)* 95%CI [58.8-72.8] Mean19.8 (SD±18.7) 95%CI [14.4-25.1] Mean 42.6 (SD±11.7) 95%CI [39.4-45.8] Mean 51.7 (SD±3.4) 95%CI [50.7-52.8]
  Yes 13(27.7) Mean 4.8 (SD±1.8) 95%CI [4.3-5.3] Mean 44.7 (SD±16.7) 95%CI [39.9-49.5] Mean 31.4 (SD±18.1) 95%CI [26.2-36.6] Mean 34.6 (SD±9.09) 95%CI [32–37.2] Mean 54.9 (SD±2.3) 95%CI [54.2-55.5]
  1. *p < 0.05 / 95% CI = confidence interval / SD = standard deviation.