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Table 3 Growth in SDR-operated children with CP sp diplegia

From: Growth in Children with Cerebral Palsy during five years after Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy: a practice-based study

  GMFCS I-II GMFCS III GMFCS IV-V TOTAL
  n = 17 n = 15 n = 24 n = 56
Weight z-score median     
(interquartile; range)     
Preoperatively -1.48 (-2.09 to -1.11 -0.73 (-1.46 to -0.18; -1.63 (-1.97 to -0.70; -1.33 (-1.97 to -0.60;
  -2.88 to 0.01) -3.84 to 0.61) -3.63 to 2.31) -3.84 to 2.31)
18 months post SDR -1.32 (-1.68 to -0.91; -1.21 (-1.67 to -0.24; -1.25 (-2.24 to -0.46; -1.27 (-1.97 to -0.50;
  -2.48 to 0.10) -3.68 to 0.77) -4.13 to 1.29) -4.13 to 1.29)
5 years post SDR -0.64 (-1.85 to -0.25; -0.92 (-1.95 to 0.19; -1.10 (-1.73 to 0.20; -0.92 (-1.87 to 0.13;
  -2.45 to 1.77) -3.02 to 1.87) -4.32 to 1.59) -4.32 to 1.87)
Pre-5 yrs postop, change 0.67 (-0.28 to 1.65; - 0.06 (-0.29 to 1.28; 0.29 (-0.34 to 1.30; 0.43 (-0.34 to 1.44;
  -1.50 to 2.84) -1.75 to 2.16) -1.34 to 2.23) -1.75 to 2.84)
Height/length z-score median     
(interquartile; range)     
Preoperatively -1.76 (-2.11 to -1.40; -2.08 (-2.80 to -1.52; -2.05 (-2.89 to -1.26; -1.92 (-2.6 to -1.25;
  -3.25 to -0.56) -4.00 to 0.24) -3.64 to 0.59) -4.00 to 0.59)
18 months post SDR -1.81 (-2.35 to -1.04; -1.90 (-2.90 to -1.38; -1.75 (-2.63 to -1.04; -1.82 (-2.6 to -1.10;
  -2.97 to -0.48) -3.94 to 0.21) -3.98 to 0.71) -3.98 to 0.71)
5 years post SDR -1.59 (-2.26 to -1.05; -1.81 (-2.67 to -1.38; -2.08 (-2.54 to -0.99; -1.77 (-2.42 to -1.07;
  -2.89 to -0.41) -3.71 to 0.15) -3.93 to -0.49) -3.93 to 0.15)
Pre-5 yrs postop, change 0.19 (-0.05 to 0.47; 0.11 (-0.17 to 0.41; -0.19 (-0.58 to 0.26; 0.04 (-0.36 to 0.39;
  -0.82 to 0.65) -0.80 to 1.66) -1.08 to 0.85) -1.08 to 1.66)
BMI z-score median     
(interquartile; range)     
Preoperatively -0.57 (-0.92 to 0.02; 0.79 (-0.83 to 1.51; -0.30 (-1.30 to 0.41; -0.22 (-1.16 to 0.57;
  -2.73 to 1.71) -2.82 to 2.51) -2.56 to 2.61) -2.82 to 2.61)
18 months post SDR -0.19 (-0.51 to 0.50; 0.87 (-0.60 to 1.20; -0.26 (-0.99 to 0.77; -0.17 (-0.85 to 0.90;
  -2.12 to 1.34) -1.99 to 1.49) -2.90 to 3.00) -2.90 to 3.00)
5 years post SDR 0.38 (-0.72 to 1.53; 0.54 (-0.31 to 1.55; -0.14 (-0.64 to 1.62; 0.26 (-0.67 to 1.62;
  -1.34 to 2.27) -2.67 to 3.41) -3.07 to 2.77) -3.07 to 3.41)
Pre-5 yrs postop, change 0.81 (0.16 to 1.92; - 0.23 (-0.39 to 1.44; 0.66 (-0.32 to 1.67; 0.57 (-0.32 to 1.79;
  -2.43 to 3.19) -1.86 to 2.08) -1.93 to 3.56) -2.43 to 3.56)
  1. Anthropometric measurements in SDR-operated children with CP sp diplegia in different GMFCS levels, presented as z-scores, median (interquartile; range), of the reference population growth curves, and median change of weight, height and BMI z-scores during five years