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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Circulating bile acids predict outcome in critically ill patients

Parameter Cardiogenic shock Septic shock Post-surgery Others
n (%) 146 (46) 43 (13) 56 (18) 75 (23)
Female (%) 50 (34) 18 (42) 33 (39) 27 (36)
Age (years) 66 (57–73) 64 (60–73) 69 (56–77) 62 (52–76)
APACHE2 25 (17–34) 28 (21–36) 15 (10–19) 16 (12–26)
SAPS2 56 (41–77) 62 (44–74) 38 (27–51) 37 (27–53)
Vasopressor (%)c, e, f 146 (100) 43 (100) 53 (95) 31 (41)
Mechanical ventilation (%)b, c, d, e, f 92 (63) 26 (61) 47 (84) 23 (31)
RRT (%)b, c, d 34 (25) 10 (25) 3 (6) 6 (10)
28-day mortality (%)b, c, d, e 30 (21) 11 (26) 2 (4) 3 (4)
Serum laboratory parameters
CRP (mg/dl)a, b, d, e, f 5 (1.5–8.3) 11.4 (4.5–24.1) 2 (0.6–5) 5 (2–8.3)
Creatinine (mg/dl)b, c, d, e 1.4 (0.9–2) 1.7 (1.1–3.4) 1 (0.8–1.2) 1.1 (0.9–1.6)
WBC (G/l)a, e, f 10.3 (7.6–13) 11.9 (8.5–19.6) 11.3 (8.8–15) 9.1 (7.5–11.8)
Fibrinogen (mg/dl)a, b, d, e, f 418 (318–529) 489 (417–647) 277 (216–387) 392 (246–479)
AST (U/l)c 58 (30–153) 41 (26–84) 50 (32–69) 30 (20–58)
Bilirubin (mg/dl)b, c, d, e 0.8 (0.5–1.2) 0.8 (0.6–1.3) 0.6 (0.5–0.8) 0.6 (0.5–0.9)
  1. Data are shown as median and IQR
  2. RRT renal replacement therapy
  3. a p < 0.05 cardiogenic shock versus septic shock
  4. b p < 0.05 cardiogenic shock versus post-surgery
  5. c p < 0.05 cardiogenic shock versus others
  6. d p < 0.05 septic shock versus post-surgery
  7. e p < 0.05 septic shock versus others
  8. f p < 0.05 post-surgery versus others