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Table 3 Surgical outcome according to different variables

From: Surgical management and outcome of intramedullary spinal cord tumour

   Preoperative good Post-operative good p value
Resection Total 7 10 0.008
Subtotal 3 2
Localization Cervical 5 7 0.334
Dorsal 4 4
Extension Fewer than 4 segments 7 9 0.019
More than 4 segments 3 3
Histology Astrocytoma 3 2 0.022
Ependymoma 7 9
Haemangioma 0 1
Haemangioblastoma 0 0