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Table 5 Comparison of clinical features 6 h after the start of 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
MAP (mmHg) 75 (45–101) 79 (42–98) 0.914
VDI (/mmHg) 0.106 (0.000–0.569) 0.256 (0.130–0.612) 0.076
Improvement rate of VDI (%) 39.3 (−116.9–100.0) 39.2 (−61.4–74.1) 0.957
Leukocytes (/μl) 5,700 (1,050–31,200) 3,800 (1,400–11,100) 0.200
Arterial blood gas    
 pH 7.395 (7.305–7.458) 7.329 (7.130–7.388) 0.018
 Base excess (mmol/l) −1.7 (−6.7–5.5) −7.2 (−12.9–0.2) 0.007
 P/F (mmHg) 267 (108–483) 222 (50–379) 0.132
 Improvement rate of P/F (%) 9.0 (−44.8–228.2) 59.2 (−76.5–169.8) 0.518
 Lactate (mmol/l) 2.9 (0.8–8.8) 6.5 (1.3–9.9) 0.043
 Lactate clearance (%) 10.0 (−83.3–61.9) −6.6 (−65.0–23.5) 0.060
  1. Data are presented as medians (ranges).
  2. Abbreviations: MAP mean arterial pressure, VDI vasopressor dependency index, P/F PaO2/F1O2 ratio.