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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Ultrasound-guided versus traditional surgical resection of supratentorial gliomas in a limited-resources neurosurgical setting

  IOUS Control p value
n 17 13
Male (%) 10 (59%) 4 (30%) 0.4
Mean age (SD) 35 years (± 19) 48 (± 13.7) 0.04
Mean preoperative KPS (SD) 81% (± 20) 69%(± 15) 0.053
Preoperative seizures (%) 10 (59%) 4 (30%) 0.4
All preoperative neurological deficits (%) 9 (53%) 11 (85%) 0.1
Speech deficit (%) 3 (18%) 2 (15%) 0.6
Motor deficit (%) 8 (47%) 10 (77%) 0.1
  1. IOUS intraoperative ultrasonography, KPS Karnofsky performance score