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Table 1 Endoscopic third ventriculostomy success score (ETVSS) [9]

From: Endoscopic third ventriculostomy success score in predicting short-term outcome in 68 children with hydrocephalus in a resource-limited tertiary centre in sub-Saharan Africa

Age Score Aetiology Score Prior shunt Score
< 1 month 0 Post-infectious 0 Previous shunt 0
1 month to < 6 months 10
6 month to < 1 year 30 Myelomeningocele, intraventricular haemorrhage, non-tectal tumour 20
No previous shunt 10
1 year to < 10 years 40 Aqueductal stenosis, tectal tumour, others 30
> 10 years 50