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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Myasthenia gravis and pregnancy: clinical implications and neonatal outcome

Variable Mean ± SD, median (range), # of patients (%)
Maternal variables  
Maternal Age (years) 27.4 ± 4.04
Length of time from diagnosis to thymectomy (months) 24 (1–168)
Period of time from thymectomy to pregnancy (months) 24 (6–36)
Duration of pregnancy (weeks) 37.5 ± 3.0 (29 to 41)
Previous thymectomy (%) 17 (94%)
Clinical course of disease during pregnancy  
No change 9 (50%)
Improvement 2 (11%)
Deterioration 7 (39%)