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Table 11 Cases with and without preoperative speech disturbance compared regarding final study outcomes

From: Surgical management of chronic subdural hematomas through single-burr hole craniostomy: is it sufficient?

  Speech disturbance Pre P
No Yes
Number Percentage (%) Number Percentage (%)
Speech 1 month Post
 No 21 100.0 5 83.3 0.22**
 Yes 0 0.0 1 16.7
Motor weakness 1 month Post
 None 18 85.7 6 100.0 1.0**
 G1 1 4.8 0 0.0
 G4 2 9.5 0 0.0
Markwalder grading scale Post
 0 14 66.7 3 50.0 0.71**
 1 6 28.6 3 50.0
 2 1 4.8 0 0.0
Mortality
 No 21 87.5 6 100.0 1.0**
 Yes 3 12.5 0 0.0
  1. Pre, preoperatively; Post, postoperatively; SD, standard deviation; G, grade
  2. *Student’s t test
  3. **Fisher exact test