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Table 4 Data concerning the diagnostics of 73 patients with neurological symptoms in the course of metastatic disease of the spine, before consultation in our department

From: Analysis of factors delaying the surgical treatment of patients with neurological deficits in the course of spinal metastatic disease

Hospital wards Number of patients Mean hospitalizationtime (days) Number of performed CT examinations Number of performed MRI examinations Mean wait time for CT results (days) Mean wait time for MRI results (days)
Internal medicine 9 4,4 6 5 2,7 3,3
Neurological 22 7,8 14 13 3,7 4,2
Oncology 4 4,5 1 1 2 3
Hematology 3 4,3 1 3
Radiotherapy 2 3,5 1 2
Surgery 2 3,5 2 2
Rehabilitation 1 5 1 3
Orthopedic 11 2,7 11 7 1 1
Emergency Department 19 19 5