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Table 3 Complications following treatment or underlying SAH

From: Predictors and outcomes of shunt-dependent hydrocephalus in patients with aneurysmal sub-arachnoid hemorrhage

   With Hydrocephalus Without Hydrocephalus P-value
   Initial hydrocephalus Subsequent hydrocephalus   
   N = 82 N = 22 N = 64  
Complications following underlying SAH
  Cerebral infarctions 18 7 13 0.528
  Vasospasm 16 4 8 0.518
  Rebleeding during hospitalization 10 3 3 0.241
  Seizure 11 5 9 0.537
  Diabetes inspidus 1 2 0 0.018
  Hyponatremia 10 5 2 0.022
  Arrhythmia 1 1 1 0.570
  Intracerebral hemorrhage 14 4 11 0.992
  Intraventricular hemorrhage 42 6 5 <0.0001
Complications following treatment
  Pneumonia 21 9 4 0.001
  Postoperative intracerebral hemorrhage 5 6 4 0.005
  Shunt infections 5 2 --  
  Over-shunting 1 2 --  
  Shunt obstruction 12 6 --  
  1. Abbreviations: SAH, sub-arachnoid hemorrhage;--, not done.