Table 1

Patients - preoperative characteristics

GMFCS I-II

GMFCS III

GMFCS IV-V

TOTAL

n = 17 (30%)

n = 15 (27%)

n = 24 (43%)

n = 56


Boys

9

11

17

37

Girls

8

4

7

19

Ratio boys:girls

1.1:1

2.75:1

3.4:1

1.95:1

Gestational age (GA):

completed weeks

> 26

1

0

3

4

26-27

2

0

1

3

28-31

6

10

14

30

32-36

4

4

2

10

37-42

4

1

3

8

> 42

0

0

0

0

Premature. GA not specified

0

0

1

1

Birth weight z-score median

-0.55 (-1.38 to 0.51;

-0.75 (-1.64 to -0.58;

-0.48 (-1.08 to 0.47;

-0.75 (-1.52 to 0.40;

(interquartile; range)

-3.35 to 2.86)

-4.14 to 0.43) *

-2.73 to 5.60)**

-4.14 to 5.6)

Age at SDR operation, years: Median (interquartile: range)

4.3 (3.9 to 5.2;

5.1 (3.9 to 5.8;

3.9 (3.3 to 4.8;

4.3 (3.4 to 5.2;

3.3 to 7.4)

3.0 to 6.6)

2.4 to 5.9)

2.4 to 7.4)


* two missing, ** three missing

Westbom et al. BMC Neurology 2010 10:57   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-10-57

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