Table 3

Growth in SDR-operated children with CP sp diplegia

GMFCS I-II

GMFCS III

GMFCS IV-V

TOTAL

n = 17

n = 15

n = 24

n = 56


Weight z-score median

(interquartile; range)

Preoperatively

-1.48 (-2.09 to -1.11

-0.73 (-1.46 to -0.18;

-1.63 (-1.97 to -0.70;

-1.33 (-1.97 to -0.60;

-2.88 to 0.01)

-3.84 to 0.61)

-3.63 to 2.31)

-3.84 to 2.31)

18 months post SDR

-1.32 (-1.68 to -0.91;

-1.21 (-1.67 to -0.24;

-1.25 (-2.24 to -0.46;

-1.27 (-1.97 to -0.50;

-2.48 to 0.10)

-3.68 to 0.77)

-4.13 to 1.29)

-4.13 to 1.29)

5 years post SDR

-0.64 (-1.85 to -0.25;

-0.92 (-1.95 to 0.19;

-1.10 (-1.73 to 0.20;

-0.92 (-1.87 to 0.13;

-2.45 to 1.77)

-3.02 to 1.87)

-4.32 to 1.59)

-4.32 to 1.87)

Pre-5 yrs postop, change

0.67 (-0.28 to 1.65;

- 0.06 (-0.29 to 1.28;

0.29 (-0.34 to 1.30;

0.43 (-0.34 to 1.44;

-1.50 to 2.84)

-1.75 to 2.16)

-1.34 to 2.23)

-1.75 to 2.84)

Height/length z-score median

(interquartile; range)

Preoperatively

-1.76 (-2.11 to -1.40;

-2.08 (-2.80 to -1.52;

-2.05 (-2.89 to -1.26;

-1.92 (-2.6 to -1.25;

-3.25 to -0.56)

-4.00 to 0.24)

-3.64 to 0.59)

-4.00 to 0.59)

18 months post SDR

-1.81 (-2.35 to -1.04;

-1.90 (-2.90 to -1.38;

-1.75 (-2.63 to -1.04;

-1.82 (-2.6 to -1.10;

-2.97 to -0.48)

-3.94 to 0.21)

-3.98 to 0.71)

-3.98 to 0.71)

5 years post SDR

-1.59 (-2.26 to -1.05;

-1.81 (-2.67 to -1.38;

-2.08 (-2.54 to -0.99;

-1.77 (-2.42 to -1.07;

-2.89 to -0.41)

-3.71 to 0.15)

-3.93 to -0.49)

-3.93 to 0.15)

Pre-5 yrs postop, change

0.19 (-0.05 to 0.47;

0.11 (-0.17 to 0.41;

-0.19 (-0.58 to 0.26;

0.04 (-0.36 to 0.39;

-0.82 to 0.65)

-0.80 to 1.66)

-1.08 to 0.85)

-1.08 to 1.66)

BMI z-score median

(interquartile; range)

Preoperatively

-0.57 (-0.92 to 0.02;

0.79 (-0.83 to 1.51;

-0.30 (-1.30 to 0.41;

-0.22 (-1.16 to 0.57;

-2.73 to 1.71)

-2.82 to 2.51)

-2.56 to 2.61)

-2.82 to 2.61)

18 months post SDR

-0.19 (-0.51 to 0.50;

0.87 (-0.60 to 1.20;

-0.26 (-0.99 to 0.77;

-0.17 (-0.85 to 0.90;

-2.12 to 1.34)

-1.99 to 1.49)

-2.90 to 3.00)

-2.90 to 3.00)

5 years post SDR

0.38 (-0.72 to 1.53;

0.54 (-0.31 to 1.55;

-0.14 (-0.64 to 1.62;

0.26 (-0.67 to 1.62;

-1.34 to 2.27)

-2.67 to 3.41)

-3.07 to 2.77)

-3.07 to 3.41)

Pre-5 yrs postop, change

0.81 (0.16 to 1.92;

- 0.23 (-0.39 to 1.44;

0.66 (-0.32 to 1.67;

0.57 (-0.32 to 1.79;

-2.43 to 3.19)

-1.86 to 2.08)

-1.93 to 3.56)

-2.43 to 3.56)


Anthropometric measurements in SDR-operated children with CP sp diplegia in different GMFCS levels, presented as z-scores, median (interquartile; range), of the reference population growth curves, and median change of weight, height and BMI z-scores during five years

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

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