Prognosis of tuberculous meningitis: a multivariate analysis

  title={Prognosis of tuberculous meningitis: a multivariate analysis},
  author={Usha K Misra and Jayantee Kalita and Mohit Dev Srivastava and Saket Kumar Mandal},
  journal={Journal of the Neurological Sciences},
Twenty-six clinical, laboratory and CT scan features in 49 patients with tuberculous meningitis (TBM) were analysed to identify the parameters of prognostic significance. Employing univariate analysis, seven variables were found to correlate with three month outcome; these variables included the stage of TBM on admission, focal weakness, Glasgow coma scale (GCS), incontinence, infarction, hydrocephalus and shunt surgery. Analysing all 26 variables, a conditional logistic regression model was… CONTINUE READING
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