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Table 3 Immediate and permanent postoperative complications

From: Extradural anterior clinoidectomy in surgical management of clinoidal meningiomas

Postoperative complications Immediate Percent Permanent Percent
Oculomotor nerve palsy 4 (12.2%) 2 (6.1%)
CSF rhinorrhea 4 (12.2%) 0 0
Altered consciousness 3 (9.1%) 0 0
Hemiparesis 3 (9.1%) 1 (3.0%)
Expressive dysphasia 2 (6.1%) 0 0
Abducent nerve palsy 1 (3.0%) 1 (3.0%)
Wound infection 1 (3.0%) 0 0
Hydrocephalus 1 (3.0%) 1 (3.0%)
Enophthalmos 1 (3.0%) 1 (3.0%)
Mortality 2 (6.1%) 2 (6.1%)
  1. Some patients developed more than one postoperative complication
  2. CSF cerebrospinal fluid