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Table 1 Patients baseline characteristics and clinical scores

From: Large-volume paracentesis effects plasma disappearance rate of indo-cyanine green in critically ill patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis and intraabdominal hypertension

Patients characteristics
Male sex [n/total (%)] 15/22 (68%)
Age (years) 55 (52–69.3)
Body weight (kg) 82.5 (70–100)
Body height (cm) 180 (170–183)
APACHE II 24 (19–29.3)
SOFA 12 (9.8–16)
MELD 27.5 (23.8–36.3)
Child–Pugh 12 (10–13)
Child C [n/total (%)] 19/22 (86%)
Etiology of cirrhosis [n/total (%)] Alcoholic 16/22 (72%)
Viral 3/22 (14%)
Cryptogenic 3/22 (14%)
Admission diagnoses [n/total (%)] Sepsis/Pneumonia 10/22 (45%)
Acute kidney failure 7/22 (32%)
Hepatic encephalopathy 5/22 (23%)
Mode of ventilation [n/total (%)] Spontaneous breathing 6/22 (27%)
Pressure-supported 6/22 (27%)
Pressure-controlled 10/22 (46%)
Ascites volume (mL) 3450 (3075–4700)
Total cell count (n/μL) 180 (100–310)
PEEP-level (cmH2O) 8 (8–10)
Baseline FiO2 (%) 45 (35–60)
  1. APACHE acute physiology and chronic health evaluation, SOFA sequential organ failure assessment, MELD model of end-stage liver disease, PEEP positive end-expiratory pressure, FiO2 fraction of inspired oxygen