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Table 5 Lumbar disc level and surgical outcome groups

From: Surgical outcomes of decompression alone versus transpedicular screw fixation for upper lumbar disc herniation

  Groups  
Group 1 Group 2
L1-L2 L2-L3 T12-L1 L1-L2 L2-L3 T12-L1
N % N % N % N % N % N % P1 P2
Improvement of sphincteric condition No 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 100.0 2 66.7 1 25.0 0 0.0 .200 .676
Partial 2 100.0 2 100.0 0 0.0 1 33.3 3 75.0 1 100.0
Motor power Improved 2 100.0 3 100.0 1 33.3 1 50.0 1 50.0 3 100.0 .250 .778
Little improved 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 66.7 1 50.0 1 50.0 0 0.0
Patient satisfaction No 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 40.0 1 11.1 2 20.0 0 0.0 .050 .429
Yes 7 100.0 10 100.0 3 60.0 8 88.9 8 80.0 5 100.0