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Table 1 Patient demographics and baseline characteristics

From: The effectiveness of neuroendoscopic versus non-neuroendoscopic procedures in the treatment of lateral ventricular cysts: a retrospective medical record review study

  Neuroendoscopy group (n = 28) Non-neuroendoscopy group (n = 39) P-value
Age (year)1 15 (9, 37) 12 (7, 25) 0.712
Gender, n (%)2    0.018*
 Male 7 (25.0) 21 (53.8)  
 Female 21 (75.0) 18 (46.2)  
Location, n (%)3    0.810
 Left lateral ventricle body 7 (25.0) 12 (30.8)  
 Right lateral ventricle body 16 (57.1) 16 (41.0)  
 Left lateral ventricle trigone area 2 (7.1) 7 (17.9)  
 Right lateral ventricle trigone area 2 (7.1) 4 (10.3)  
 Septum pellucidum 1 (3.6) 0 (0.0)  
Cyst size (cm2)1 6 (2, 6) 6 (6, 12) 0.002*
Symptoms, n (%)3    
 Headache 16 (57.1) 25 (64.1) 0.617
 Vomiting 16 (57.1) 25 (64.1) 0.617
 Double vision 2 (7.1) 0 (0.0) 0.171
 Intelligence decline 4 (14.3) 2 (5.1) 0.227
 Paresis 3 (10.7) 0 (0.0) 0.068
  1. P-values are from 1 Mann–Whitney U tests; 2 chi-square test and 3 Fisher’s exact test.
  2. Data are displayed as 1 median (interquartile) and 2, 3 number (percentage) *:there is significant difference (P < 0.005).