TABLE 1:

Clinical variables in dichotomized outcome groups

VariableGood-Outcome Group* (n = 30)Poor-Outcome Group (n = 10)P Value
Age (y)11.7 ± 5.99.7 ± 3.3.20
GCS score7 ± 44 ± 1.03
Duration (d)
    In coma5 ± 611 ± 9.02
    Ventilated6 ± 612 ± 6.01
    Hospitalized27 ± 2550 ± 30.03
    Unconsciousness before MRS4 ± 47 ± 3.01
    To MRS7 ± 48 ± 4.20
Hemorrhagic Lesions
    Total number116 ± 146302 ± 199.002
    Total volume (mm3)11271 ± 1573036007 ± 31936.002
  • * Normal or mild disability.

  • Moderate or severe disability or vegetative state, as based on the Pediatric Cerebral Performance Category Scaled score.

  • P ≤ .05, 2-tailed Mann-Whitney test.