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Table 1 The summary of our results

From: Hydrocephalus with lateral ventricular lesions: case series and review of literature

  Frequencies Percentage
Presentation
 Disturbed conscious level 2 18.2%
 Increased intracranial pressure 9 81.8%
Sure radiological signs of hydrocephalus preoperatively
 +VE 9 81.8%
 −VE 2 18.2%
Pathology
 Central neurocytoma 3 27.3%
 Meningioma grade 1 2 18.2%
 Subependymoma G1 1 9.1%
 Arteriovenous malformation 1 9.1%
 Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma 1 9.1%
 Pilocytic astrocytoma 1 9.1%
 Astrocytoma G2 1 9.1%
 Oligodendroglioma G3 1 9.1%
Approaches
 Trans middle frontal gyrus 5 45.5%
 Trans superior parietal lobule 5 45.5%
 Transcallosal approach 1 9.1%
Complication   
 Bleeding 2 18.2%
 Ventriculitis 2 18.2%
 No complications 7 63.6%
EVD
 +VE 8 72.7%
 −VE 3 27.3%
Lumbar manometry
 +VE 1 9.1%
 −VE 10 90.9%
Permanent CSF diversion
 +VE 6 54.5%
 −VE 5 45.5%
Fate
 Permanent VPSs 6 54.5%
 Death with EVDS 3 27.3%
 No second surgery for CSF diversion 2 18.2%
First signs of hydrocephalus postoperatively
 Ventriculomegaly 6 54.5%
 Subdural effusion 2 18.2%
 Accumulated CSF along the corridor of transcortical approach 1 9.1%
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