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Table 3 Operative data of studied patients

From: Evaluating the outcome of classic laminectomy surgery alone versus laminectomy with fixation surgery in patients with lumbar canal stenosis regarding improvement of pain and function

Group parameter Group A Group B P value
(n = 92) (n = 92)
Theater time (min) Duration of surgical procedure (min) 114 ± 14.2 110 ± 18.7 0.117
Duration of adjuvant procedure (min) 0 26.4 ± 5.4 0
Total theater time (min) 114 ± 14.2 136.5 ± 19.6 0.001
Amount of blood loss (cc) 438.9 ± 103 464.3 ± 117.8 0.121
  1. This table shows the non-significant difference between both groups regarding operative time for discectomy and facetectomy, the total theater time was significantly longer in patients of group B than those of group A. There was a non-significant difference between patients of both groups regarding the amount of blood loss and no patient required blood transfusion