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Table 2 Baseline characteristics

From: Advantages of using a prophylactic epidural closed drain and non-watertight dura suture in a craniotomy near the “parietal site”

Variables Total (N = 63 [100%]) No drain (N = 37 [58.7%]) Drain (N = 26 [41.3%]) P value
Age 49.5 ± 16.3 49.1 ± 16.2 50.2 ± 16.7 0.7804
Male 25 (39.7) 17 (45.9) 8 (30.8) 0.2982
Pathology group     0.8658
Meningioma 35 (55.6) 21 (56.8) 14 (53.8)  
CA 20 (31.7) 12 (32.4) 8 (30.8)  
Glioma 8 (12.7) 4 (10.8) 4 (15.4)  
Volume 23.2 (9.0–32.0) 24.0 (9.0–30.0) 16.9 (6.0–40.0) 0.6727
  1. CA cavernous haemangioma