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Table 5 Patients’ outcome at postoperative third month regarding the extent of resection

From: The role of intraoperative ultrasound in gross total resection of brain mass lesions and outcome

ParameterGross total, n = 362Subtotal, n = 207Partial, n = 63p
N%N%N%
Karnofsky improvement29281864211170.001
Functional Karnofsky outcome
 Independent (80–100)25771133643352< 0.05
 Semi-dependent (6–70)812239191625
 Dependent (≤ 50)20628141016
 Death (0)417346
Postoperative complications improvement24/37657/33525/15330.01