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Table 3 Clinical symptoms before surgery and postoperative symptom dynamics

From: Endoscopic endonasal transclival removal of tumors of the clivus and anterior region of the posterior cranial fossa (results of surgical treatment of 140 patients)

Type of disorder Number of cases (%) Regression/normalization (%) No changes (%) Deterioration (%)
Oculomotor disorders (CNs III, IV, VI) 90 (64.28%) 69 (76.7%) 14 (15.5%) 7 (7.8%)
Impaired function of CN V 44 (31.4%) 42 (95.45%) 2 (4.55%)
Visual impairment 24 (17.1%) 18 6
Bulbar disorders (dysphagia/dysphonia) 38 (27.1%) 32 (84.21%) 4 (10.53%) 2 (5.26%)
Hemiparesis 12 (8.57%) 12
Hearing impairment 15 (10.7%) 13 2
Facial asymmetry (paresis of CN VII) 11 (7.86%) 11
Coordination disorders 25 (17.86%) 25
Brainstem symptoms 10 (7.14%) 10
Cerebral symptoms (cephalgia) 58 (41.42%) 58 (100%)
Endocrine disorders 8 (5.7%) 5 3
Nasal breathing disorders 5 (3.57%) 5
Hydrocephalus (papilledema) 8 (5.7%) 8
Conductive sensory disorders 5 (3.57%) 5
Cognitive disorders (mental disorders) 10 (7.14%) 9 1
Arterial hypertension 4 (2.86%) 4