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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of study patients

From: Use of speckle-tracking strain in preload-dependent patients, need for cautious interpretation!

Total number of patient (n) 49
Sex ratio (m/w) 29/20
Age (years) 64 ± 15
BMI (kg/cm2) 25 ± 5
Mechanical ventilation [n (%)] 18 (36)
Vasopressor [n (%)] 22 (45)
Lactate 2.9 ± 3.9
SAPS II 51 ± 17
SOFA 7.2 ± 3.5
28 Days mortality rate [n (%)] 11 (22)
Cardiovascular comorbidities
 Arterial hypertension 18 (37)
 Coronary disease 5 (10)
 Arrhythmia 1 (2)
 Valvular disease 1 (2)
Reason for admission in ICU [n (%)]
 Septic shock 16 (32)
 Hemorrhagic shock 6 (12)
 Cardiogenic shock 1 (2)
 Surgery 15 (30)
 Cardiac arrest 2 (4.10)
 Acute pancreatitis 1 (2)
 Myasthenia 1 (2)
 Hepatitis 2 (4.1)
 Suicide 2 (4.1)
 Liver transplantation 3 (6.1)
  1. Data are expressed as number (%) or mean ± SD
  2. BMI body mass index, SAPS Simplified Acute Physiology Score, SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment, ICU intensive care unit