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Table 1 Disease characteristics of the study population (n = 52)

From: Early postoperative serum S100β levels predict ongoing brain damage after meningioma surgery: a prospective observational study

Concomitant diseases n Percentage
Hypertension 16 31
Hyperlipidemia 15 29
Diabetes 8 15
Thyroid disorder 6 11
Other endocrine disorder 5 10
Chronic ischemic heart disease 5 10
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 5 10
Liver disease 3 6
Metabolic disorder 3 6
Meningioma   
Family history of meningioma 6 11
Prior irradiation 16 31
Prior hormonal therapy 5 10
Recurrent disease 14 27
Tumour histology Transitional 22 42
  Meningothelial 12 23
  Fibrous 4 8
  Atypical 3 6
  Othera 11 21
WHO grading 1 48 92
  2 4 8
  1. aSecretory, transitional and fibrous, meningiomatous, inflammatory, choroids, metaplastic, and psammomatous. WHO, World Health Organization.