Table 2

Hospitalisations within 5 years before and after capsulotomy in 70 patients with OCD

Hospitalisations before and after operation
Within 5 years beforeWithin 5 years after
NMean (range)NMean (range)
Any hospitalisation595.17 (1–21)615.75 (1–26)
Psychiatric hospitalisation494.45 (1–17)594.78 (1–23)
Suicide attempt72
Unclear intent (possible suicide attempt)31
  • Number of patients with at least one hospitalisation (N), mean number of hospitalisations, and minimum and maximum number of hospitalisations per patient. The hospitalisation at surgery has been excluded.

  • OCD, obsessive-compulsive disorder.