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Table 3 Proportions of patients classified as having an enhanced view with arm traction and swimming position

From: Value of the swimming position and arm traction in visualizing the cervicothoracic junction over the standard lateral cervical X-ray

  Swimming position Total p value
Patients with no enhancement (≥1/3 caudal vertebral height visualized) Patients with enhancement (≥1/3 caudal vertebral height visualized)
Arm traction Patients with enhancement 10 (25%) 6 (15%) 16 (40%) 0.902
  Patients with enhancement 7 (17.5%) 17 (42.5%) 24 (60%)  
Total 17 (42.5%) 23 (57.5%) 40 (100%)