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Table 1 Patients characteristics

From: Basic and clinical assessment of initial distribution volume of glucose in hemodynamically stable pediatric intensive care patients

  1 g 2 g p
Glucose load    
  N (M/F) 45 (24/21) 10 (4/6) 0.5
  Age (years) 3.0 ± 1.9 (2.0, 1.0 to 5.0) 6.4 ± 1.4 (6.5, 5.0 to 8.0) <0.001
  Height (cm) 90 ± 14 (87, 79 to 104) 119 ± 8.9 (119, 111 to 124) <0.001
  Body weight (kg) 12.7 ± 3.7 (12.0, 9.7 to 15.6) 22.0 ± 3.7 (22.3, 19.2 to 24.0) <0.001
  Body surface area (m2) 0.55 ± 0.13 (0.53, 0.45 to 0.67) 0.85 ± 0.1 (0.84, 0.80 to 0.91) <0.001
  Plasma glucose (mg/dL)a 106 ± 31 (102, 82 to 128) 120 ± 18 (119, 106 to 131) 0.2
  IDVG (L) 1.86 ± 0.53 (1.74, 1.45 to 2.30) 2.83 ± 0.57 (2.68, 2.48 to 3.17) <0.001
  IDVGI (mL/kg) 148 ± 22 (147, 131 to 166) 129 ± 20 (124, 111 to 155) 0.02
  Ke-glucose (/min) 0.100 ± 0.034 (0.100, 0.075 to 0.122) 0.068 ± 0.017 (0.065, 0.057 to 0.084) 0.003
  AIC −29.7 ± 5.22 (−28.7, −32.5 to −26.1) −32.5 ± 7.5 (−33.0, −35.6 to −28.0) 0.18
Surgical procedures or diagnosis    
  ASD operation 11 7  
  PDA operation 4 1  
  Fallot operation 6   
  VSD operation 6   
  Fontan operation 4   
  Bi-directional Glenn operation 4   
  Other cardiovascular operation 4 1  
  Lung resection 2   
  Brain operation 1   
  Abdominal operation 1   
  Sepsis 1   
  Respiratory failure 1   
  Major burn   1  
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD (median, interquatile range) or as number of patients.
  2. aPlasma glucose concentration immediately before glucose challenge.
  3. IDVG initial distribution volume of glucose, IDVGI IDVG based on preoperative body weight, Ke-glucose disappearance rate of glucose from plasma, AIC Akaike's information criterion, ASD atrial septal defect, PDA patent ductus arteriosus, VSD ventricular septal defect.