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Table 1 Comparison of SSIs incidence and days to SSIs onset by CSF diversion procedure

From: Risk factors for pediatric surgical site infection following neurosurgical procedures for hydrocephalus: a retrospective single-center cohort study

CSF diversion procedure Total (n = 558) Shunt (n = 323) EVD (n = 72) ETV (n = 163)
SSI incidence (%) 19 (3.4%) 14 (4.3%) 5 (6.9%) 0
Median interval of SSI (days) 13.5 18.5 9
  1. SSIs surgical site infection, CSF cerebrospinal fluid, EVD external ventricular drain, ETV endoscopic third ventriculostomy