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Table 5 Number of cervical vertebrae visualized on SLC X-ray according to the BMI

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

  Number of cervical vertebrae visualized on SLC X-ray
BMI C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7 T1 Median p
Number of patients <25 0 0 0 0 1 8 10 1 7 0.007
≥25 0 1 0 3 5 6 5 0 6  
  1. BMI body mass index