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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in children: problems and surgical outcome: analysis of 34 cases

Variable n(%) p value
Sex
 Male 19 (56%) 0.069
 Female 15 (44%)
Age
 2.5 months–2 years 19 (56%) 0.082
 2 years–14 years 15 (44%)
Diagnosis
 Post meningitic HCP 5 (14.7%) 0.037
 Congenital HCP 20 (58.82%)
 Brain tumor 8 (23.52%)
 CSF high protein (infection) 2 (5.88%)
 VP shunt 7 (20.58%)
 Arachnoid granulation tissue present 2 (5.88%)
 Second membrane present 12 (35.29%)
Surgical outcome
 Successful 27 (79%) 0.013
 Unsuccessful 7 (21%)