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Table 1 Current biobank content

From: Characterization of a multicenter pediatric-hydrocephalus shunt biobank

  Center
WSU WUSM TEX RC Total
Number of patients 73 109 34 12 228
Number of samples 113 132 34 14 293
Number of samples associated with CSF 40 36 76
Mean samples per patient 1.58 1.21 1.00 1.17 1.29
Sample breakdown by hardware type
 Samples which include a ventricular catheter 101 81 28 11 221
 Samples which include a valve 2 88 5 1 96
 Samples which include a peritoneal catheter 2 33 4 1 40
 Samples which include an EVD 5 1 6
 Samples which include a subdural catheter 3 5 8
 Samples which include a reservoir 1 14 1 16
Number of samples per year
 2015 24 24
 2016 49 15 64
 2017 32 27 1 60
 2018 28 37 23 1 89
 2019 5 29 10 12 56
Collection rates as a percentage of total revision surgeries performed
 2015 Missing
 2016 31% Missing
 2017 15% 42% 3% 20%
 2018 19% 43% 15% 33% 22%
 2019 7% 46% 7% 28% 18%
  1. The character “–” denotes a cell whose value is zero CSF cerebrospinal fluid EVD external ventricular drain