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Table 2 Comparison between shunted (n = 16) versus non-shunted (n = 13) PTH patients (7/36 were lost in follow-up), shunted PTH patients versus iNPH shunt responders (B group) and non-shunted PTH versus iNPH responders

From: Cerebrospinal fluid dynamics in non-acute post-traumatic ventriculomegaly

MeanShunted
(N = 16)
No shunt
(N = 13)
p-value
(shunt vs no shunt)
iNPH
(Group B)
p-value (Shunt vs B)p-value
(no shunt vs B)
ICPb [mmHg]8.74 ± 4.329.91 ± 3.6ns9.48 ± 4.57nsns
Rout [mmHg/(min/ml)]16.73 ± 5.6710.56 ± 3.06p < 0.0119 ± 8.91p < 0.001p < 0.001
AMPb [mmHg]0.54 ± 0.400.59 ± 0.43ns1.02 ± 0.72p < 0.05p < 0.05
dAMP [mmHg]1.94 ± 1.641.35 ± 0.66ns2.76 ± 1.50nsp < 0.05
Slow [mmHg]0.76 ± 0.70.45 ± 0.72ns1.26 ± 1.5nsns
AMP-P slope0.11 ± 0.060.066 ± 0.03ns0.14 ± 0.08nsp < 0.05
Elasticity [1/ml]0.19 ± 0.110.2 ± 0.11ns0.19 ± 0.1nsns
RAPb0.6 ± 0.160.54 ± 0.2ns0.38 ± 0.21nsns
  1. ns not significant