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Table 1 Baseline Patient Demographics, Comorbidities, and Operative Factors

From: Risk factor analysis for progressive spinal deformity after resection of intracanal tumors─ a retrospective study of 272 cases

VariableValue
Sex, n(%)
 Female145 (53.3%)
 Male127 (46.7%)
Age in yrs42.56 ± 16.18
BMI (kg/m2)23.28 ± 3.49
Symptom duration in mos19.65 (0–240)
Presenting symptoms
 Back pain, n(%)152 (55.9%)
 Motor weakness, n (%)139 (51.1%)
 Sensory abnormal, n (%)108 (39.7%)
 Sphincter disturbances, n (%)47 (17.3%)
Median preop MMS score (IQR)3 (2–3)
Location, n (%)
 Cervical50 (18.4%)
 Cervicothoracic20 (7.4%)
 Thoracic103 (37.9%)
 Thoracolumbar29 (10.7%)
 Lumbar70 (25.7%)
Vertebral levels of tumor involvement, n (%)
 169 (25.4%)
 2136 (50%)
 339 (14.3%)
 415 (5.5%)
 53 (1.1%)
 62 (0.7%)
 74 (1.5%)
 81 (0.4%)
 123 (1.1%)
Previous treatment, n(%)
 Biopsy4 (1.5%)
 Chemotherapy1 (0.4%)
Preop spinal deformity, n(%)
 No275 (97.4%)
 Yes7 (2.6%)
Postop spinal deformity, n(%)
 No229 (84.2)
 Yes43 (15.8)
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