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Table 1 Clinical variables

From: Hemicraniectomy for large middle cerebral artery territory infarction: outcome and clinical variables in 10 patients

  GOS 4–5 GOS 1–3 Total P
Patients 6 (60%) 4 (40%) 10 0.97
Age (average) 47 (8.3) 70.75 (3.2)   <0.006
Male 5 2 7  
Female 1 2 3  
Glasgow at admission 9 to 12 6 to 11   0.22
Herniation 1 1 2  
Absence of herniation 5 3 8  
Territory (right MCA) 4 1 5 0.78
Territory (left MCA) 1 3 4  
Craniectomy performed 4 2 3 0.52
   <48 hours     
Craniectomy performed 2 2 4  
   >48 hours     
Hypothermia 4 1 5 0.52
Normothermia 2 3 5  
Thiopental (+) 3 1   0.50
Thiopental (+) 3 3   
Noradrenaline (+) 5 3   1.0
Noradrenaline (-) 1 1