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Table 1 Baseline patient characteristics

From: Prognostic factors in patients with septic shock in digestive surgery who have undergone direct hemoperfusion with polymyxin B-immobilized fibers: a retrospective observational study

  Survivors ( n= 23) Non-survivors ( n= 6) P values
Age (years) 67.0 (27–95) 74.5 (58–83) 0.269
Gender (male/female) 14/9 4/2 0.592
Site of infection (number of patients)    
 Intra-abdominal infection 21 3 0.013
 Pneumonia 1 0  
 unidentified source 1 1  
 CRBSI 0 1  
 Vibriovulnificus infection 0 1  
Procedures for source control (+/−) 20/3 4/2 0.269
  1. Data are presented as medians (ranges).
  2. Abbreviations: CRBSI catheter-related bloodstream infection.