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Table 4 The relationship between predicted ETVSS and outcome of ETV

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

Predicted ETVSS Number of patients Mean ETVSS score Successful ETV Failed ETV
Number of patients Number of patients
10–40 24 27.9 ± 10.6 8 16
50–70 38 57.1 ± 9.3 36 2
≥ 80 6 80.0 ± 0.0 6 0
Total 68 48.82 (19.2) 50 (73.5%) 18 (26.5%)