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Table 7 Relationship of POV by 120 hours to adverse outcomes

From: Children's vomiting following posterior fossa surgery: A retrospective study

  Vomiting by 120 hours
n (% total)
Phi Statistic
(Significance)
Total (n = 249) No Yes  
   Pseudomeningocele    
No 49 (19.7) 124 (49.8)  
Yes 19 (7.6) 57 (22.9) 0.03 (p = .59)
   Would Failure/CSF Leak    
No 55 (22.1) 158 (63.5)  
Yes 13(5.2) 23 (9.2) -0.08 (p = .20)
   Wound Infection    
No 63 (25.3) 175 (70.3)  
Yes 5 (2.0) 6 (2.4) -0.09 (p = .17)
Brain Tumour (n = 153)    
   Posterior Fossa Syndrome    
No 34 (22.2) 82 (53.6)  
Yes 13 (8.5) 24 (15.7) -0.05 (p = .50)