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Table 4 Postoperative functional outcome and complications

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

 

IOUS

Control

p value

Mean 1-month postoperative KPS (SD)

83%

68%

0.03

All new or worsened neurological deficits

1

3

0.29

New speech deficit

1

1

1.0

New motor deficit

0

2

0.17

Other complications

• Seizures

• Intracranial Hemorrhage

• Surgical site infection

 

2

0

0.49

0

2

0.17

0

0

  1. IOUS intraoperative ultrasonography, KPS Karnofsky performance score