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Table 9 Cases with and without preoperative motor weakness compared regarding final study outcomes

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

  Motor weakness Pre P
Number Percentage (%) Number Percentage (%)
Speech 1 month
 No 10 90.9 16 100.0 0.4**
 Yes 1 9.1 0 0.0
Motor weakness 1 month Post
 Negative 11 100.0 13 81.3 0.24**
 Positive 0 0.0 3 18.8
Markwalder grading scale Post
 0 6 54.5 11 68.8 0.53**
 1 5 45.5 4 25.0
 2 0 0.0 1 6.3
Mortality
 No 11 78.6 16 100.0 0.09**
 Yes 3 21.4 0 0.0
  1. Pre, preoperatively; Post, postoperatively; SD, standard deviation
  2. *Student’s t test
  3. **Fisher exact test