Table 2.

Procedural data

GroupPatientLocation of surgeryProcedureVertebral lesion levelPathologic statusLight dose (J/cm)Laser time (seconds/min)Drug dose (mg/m2)NeuromonitoringLocal disease control
Control group1ORVPT3Fracture50333/5.5NAMEP, SSEP0
2ORKPT7Fracture50333/5.5NAMEP, SSEP0
3IRVPL2Fracture150999/16.65NAPhysical exam0
4ORKPL4At risk150999/16.65NAEMG1
5ORKPL5Fracture2001,333/22.22NAEMG0
6IRVPL3Fracture2001,333/22.22NAPhysical exam0
50 J group7ORKPL4Fracture50333/5.56EMG0
9ORKPT8Fracture50333/5.56MEP, SSEP0
10ORKPL2Fracture50333/5.56SSEP, EMGs0
11ORKPL4Fracture50333/5.56EMGs1
12ORKPL4At risk50333/5.56EMGs0
100 J group13ORKPL2Fracture100666/11.16EMGs0
50 J group14ORKPL5Fracture50333/5.56EMGs1
100 J group16ORKPT12Fracture100666/11.16MEP, SSEP0
17IRVPL3At risk100666/11.16Physical exam0
18IRVPT12Fracture100666/11.16Physical exam0
19ORKPT11Fracture100666/11.16SSEP0
20IRVPL2Fracture100666/11.16Physical exam1
150 J group22IRVPT11At risk150999/16.656Physical exam0
23IRVPT11Fracture150999/16.656Physical exam0
24ORKPL1Fracture150999/16.656MEP, SSEP, EMG, physical exam0
25IRVPL3At risk150999/16.656Physical exam1
26IRVPL5At risk150999/16.656Physical exam0
27IRVPT5At risk150999/16.656Physical exam0
200 J group28IRVPL3Fracture2001,333/22.226Physical exam0
30IRVPL3Fracture2001,333/22.226Physical exam1
31IRVPL4Fracture2001,333/22.226Physical exam0
32IRVPL4Fracture2001,333/22.226Physical exam0
33IRVPT9Fracture2001,333/22.226Physical exam1
34IRVPT9At risk2001,333/22.226Physical exam0
  • NOTE: Local Disease Control Scoring: 0, stable, no progression of disease; 1, progression of disease; at risk, lesion at risk for vertebral fracture.