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Table 2 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
ICU admission to PMX-DHP start (min) 62 (15–2,317) 75 (20–1,170) 0.483
Number of PMX-DHP per patient (1/2) 19/4 4/2 0.363
Time per treatment (min)    
 1st session 325 (50–1,835) 820 (200–1,340) 0.161
 2nd session 1,080 (420–1,440) 1,372 (1,330–1,414) NA
Total time of PMX-DHP (min) 360 (50–2,880) 1,330 (490–2,455) 0.091
CRRT (+/−) 14/9 5/1 0.302
  1. Data are presented as medians (ranges).
  2. Abbreviations: ICU intensive care unit, PMX-DHP direct hemoperfusion with polymyxin B-immobilized fiber, NA not available, CRRT continuous renal replacement therapy.