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Table 3 Scoring system for the diagnosis of acute bowel ischemia

From: Biological scoring system for early prediction of acute bowel ischemia after cardiac surgery: the PALM score

Biological parameters Score (points) OR CI 95% p value Threshold CI 95%
PCT (μg/L) 8 8.5 1.9–27.9 0.004 4.7 2.8–10.8
ASAT (IU/L) 8 7.7 1.9–35.2 0.005 449 146–628
Lactate (mmol/L) 7 7.1 1.7–28.3 0.008 4 3.8–5.1
Myoglobin (μg/L) 4 3.5 1.0–16.6 0.048 1882 1838–5131