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Table 2 Outcomes and complications between the 2 groups

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
Duration of follow-up (year)1 2 (2, 4) 2 (2, 3) 0.330
Alleviation of symptoms, n (%)2    <0.001*
 No effect 2 (7.1) 13 (33.3)  
 Improvement 8 (28.6) 24 (61.5)  
 Marked improvement 18 (64.3) 2 (5.1)  
Total effective resection rate, n (%)2 26 (92.9) 26 (66.7) 0.011*
Blood loss (ml)1 50 (50, 100) 200 (200, 300) <0.001*
Hospitalization (day)1 10 (12, 15) 10 (10, 40) 0.596
Operative time (hour)1 2 (3, 3) 4 (4, 5) <0.001*
Complication, n (%)2    
 Fever 28 (100) 0 (0.0) <0.001*
 Subdural fluid 8 (28.6) 0 (0.0) <0.001*
 Subcutaneous fluid 4 (14.3) 1 (2.6) 0.152
 Hydrocephalus 0 (0.0) 7 (17.9) 0.036*
 Infection 0 (0.0) 1 (2.6) 1.000
 Intraventricular hemorrhage 0 (0.0) 3 (5.8) 0.506
 Recurrence 0 (0.0) 8 (20.5) 0.017*
  1. *Significant difference between the 2 groups, P < 0.05.
  2. P-values are from 1 Mann–Whitney U test and 2 Chi-square test.
  3. Data are displayed as 1 median (25th , 75th interquartile) and 2 number (percentage).