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Table 4 Severity parameters for each attack in patients with myasthenic crisis

From: Frequency of myasthenic crisis in relation to thymectomy in generalized myasthenia gravis: A 17-year experience

  Thymectomized patients (n = 25) Non-thymectomized patients (n = 64) P value*
Median Days in ICU (Range) 7(2–38) 12(2–55) 0.044
Need to Ventilatory support 19 (76%) 59 (92%) 0.037
Need to Plasmapheresis or IVIG 7 (28%) 23 (36%) 0.476
  1. * P values from chi-square test for assessment of difference between two groups