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Table 4 Comparison of the laboratory data 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
Leukocytes (/μl) 6,420 (1,370–25,220) 1,110 (430–16,540) 0.024
Ht (%) 33.3 (23.8–44.9) 34.4 (19.2–45.5) 0.957
Platelets (×104/μl) 14.3 (3.2–42.0) 8.5 (5.2–19.1) 0.053
Total bilirubin (mg/dl) 0.6 (0.4–8.2) 1.0 (0.8–2.0) 0.110
Creatinine (mg/dl) 0.98 (0.36–3.36) 1.18 (0.72–2.82) 0.132
d-dimer (μg/ ml) 11.2 (1.0–502.9) 7.8 (3.7–16.6) 0.448
C-reactive protein (mg/dl) 6.75 (0.26–27.38) 7.07 (0.34–13.05) 0.477
Arterial blood gases    
 pH 7.354 (7.249–7.469) 7.325 (7.208–7.404) 0.258
 Base excess (mmol/l) −3.80 (−10.2–3.1) −6.10 (−8.10–1.60) 0.170
 P/F (mmHg) 229 (91–525) 195 (102–395) 0.360
 Lactate (mmol/l) 3.3 (0.6–8.7) 4.8 (1.7–7.8) 0.389
  1. Data are presented as medians (ranges).
  2. Abbreviation: P/F PaO2/FlO2 ratio.