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Table 1 Frequency and mean age of surgical procedures (n = 13)

From: Pathway to diagnosis and burden of illness in mucopolysaccharidosis type VII – a European caregiver survey

Surgery% patients (n/N)Mean age (years)
Insertion of ear T-tubes or grommets46.2, (6/13)3.5
Removal of tonsils30.8, (4/13)3.1
Orthopaedic surgery (e.g. hip replacement)30.8, (4/13)11.5
Removal of adenoids23.1, (3/13)5.8
Dental treatment under general anaesthesia23.1, (3/13)9.0
Insertion of a shunt to treat hydrocephalus7.7, (1/13)2.5