Table 2

The three children without complete anthropometric measurements before or 5 years after SDR operation

Boy, GMFCS IV

Girl, GMFCS IV

Boy, GMFCS IV


Gestational age, completed weeks:

38

28

30

Birth weight z-score

-0.15

0.54

-0.81

Age at SDR operation, years

3.4

4.5

5.8

Weight z-score

First available measure

2.31 (pre SDR)

-2.64 (1/2 year post SDR)

-1.35 (pre SDR)

18 months post SDR

1.14

-2.94

-0.77

5 years post SDR

1.59

Follow-up declined

-1.16

Height/length z-score

First available measure

1.53 (1/2 year post SDR)

-3.37 (1/2 year post SDR)

0.04 (1 year post SDR)

18 months post SDR

0.71

-3.39

-0.70

5 years post SDR

-0.55

Follow-up declined

-0.74

BMI z-score

First available measure

2.15 (1/2 year post SDR)

-0.40 (1/2 year post SDR)

-1.21 (1 year post SDR)

18 months post SDR

0.92

-0.23

-0.47

5 years post SDR

2.20

Follow-up declined

- 0.68


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

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