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Table 1 Study results

From: Colloids to improve diuresis in critically ill patients: a systematic review

Outcome Albumin with diuretic Diuretic alone p value Source
Fluid balance & urine output
  Mean output/24 h 2,920 ± 1,172.1 3,672.5 ± 1,353.7 n.s. [21]
  Net balance at day 3 -5,480 mL -1,490 <0.01 [20]
Hemodynamic measurements
  ΔCI at day 3 -0.1 0.2 n.s. [20]
  ΔMAP at day 3 -1.5 0.6 n.s. [20]
  Fluid boluses needed 11 35 Not reported [20]
Oxygenation measurements
  ΔPaO2/FIO2 at 24 h 43 -24 <0.01 [20]
Serum albumin
  Increase in albumin at day 3 13 g/L 3 g/dL <0.001 [20]
Colloid osmotic pressure
  Increase in COP at day 3 6.7 2.1 <0.01 [20]
  Rate of furosemide infusion at day 5 (mg/h) 4.9 6.7 <0.005 [20]
Ventilator-free days
  30 day follow-up 5.5 1 n.s. [20]
ICU mortality
  Total mortality in ICU 7 (35%) 9 (45%) n.s. [20]
  1. CI, cardiac index; MAP, mean arterial pressure; PaO2/FIO2, partial pressure arterial oxygen/fraction of inspired oxygen ratio; COP, colloid osmotic pressure.