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Table 3 Linear indices of ventricular size in our cohort of 34 patients with possible PTH (in two imaging was not available) and in those selected for shunting versus those not selected for shunting

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

Ventricular
index
Group A
(N = 34)
p-value
(from norm)
Shunted
(N = 16)
p-value
(from norm)
Not shunted
(N = 13)
p-value
(from norm)
p-value
(shunt vs no shunt)
FHW (mm)50.30 ± 10.14p < 0.00152.46 ± 10.93p < 0.00147.50 ± 10.6p < 0.05ns
FOHR0.47 ± 0.06p < 0.0010.48 ± 0.07p < 0.010.45 ± 0.06p < 0.01ns
Evan’s0.38 ± 0.07p < 0.0010.39 ± 0.08p < 0.0010.36 ± 0.07p < 0.01ns
  1. Patients lost in follow-up were 5/34. FHW: frontal horn width. FOHR: frontal occipital horn ratio, Evan’s: Evans ratio. Normal values used were 39 mm for FHW, 0.4 for FOHR and 0.3 for Evan’s Index
  2. ns not significant