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Table 3 Summary of hospital events, secondary brain computed tomography, and outcome

From: Risk factors for delayed neuro-surgical intervention in patients with acute mild traumatic brain injury and intracranial hemorrhage

  Delayed neuro-surgical intervention Non-surgical intervention Total (%) p value
n = 13 n = 327 n = 340  
Neurologic deterioration 12 13 25 (7.3) ≤0.001
 GCS decline 7 7 14 (4.1) ≤0.001
 Focal weakness 1 1 2 (0.6) 0.075
 Seizure 1 5 6 (1.8) 0.210
 Progressive IICP signs 4 2 6 (1.8) ≤0.001
Secondary brain CT     
 Improved 0 33 33 (19.9) 0.073
 Unchanged 3 96 99 (59.6) 0.007
 Worsened 10 24 34 (20.5) ≤0.001
Respiratory event 0 7 6 (1.8) 1.000
Cardiac event 0 2 2 (0.6) 1.000
Time of surgical intervention, hours, Mean (IQR) 67.7 (31.5, 125)    
Mean Hospitalization days, Median (IQR) 12 (11, 28) 8 (4, 12)   ≤0.001
  1. Abbreviations: GCS Glasgow Coma Score; IICP increased intracranial pressure; IQR inter-quartile range; OR odds ratio; CI confidence interval