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Table 3 Comparison of the clinical features before PMX-DHP between survivors and non-survivors

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
Respiratory rate (/min) 16 (10–25) 16.5 (12–30) 0.745
Bladder temperature (Celsius) 36.9 (34.2–38.8) 36.2 (34.4–37.9) 0.536
Heart rate (/min) 105 (67–135) 120 (80–130) 0.186
MAP (mmHg) 70 (50–117) 59 (40–82) 0.100
Inotropic score 14.1 (2.3–44.7) 45.5 (5.5–50.6) 0.095
VDI (/mmHg) 0.195 (0.025–0.645) 0.562 (0.080–0.802) 0.046
APACHE II score 15 (8–26) 22 (8–29) 0.177
SOFA score 7 (2–13) 8.5 (6–15) 0.099
DIC score 2 (0–8) 4.5 (2–6) 0.156
  1. Data are presented as medians (ranges).
  2. Abbreviations: MAP mean arterial pressure, VDI vasopressor dependency index, APACHE II acute physiology and chronic health evaluation, SOFA sequential organ failure assessment, DIC disseminated intravascular coagulation.