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Table 1 Baseline demographics and disease severity predicting scores in all patients [Data presented as median (IQR) or proportion, as applicable]

From: Role of serial lactate measurement to predict 28-day mortality in patients undergoing emergency laparotomy for perforation peritonitis: prospective observational study

ParametersAll patients (n = 113)Survivors (n = 96)Non survivors (n = 17)Significance
Age (years)32 (23, 48)22 (19, 30.5)49 (28, 58)p = 0.021
Gender (male/female)73/4061/3512/5p = 0.784
SOFA1 (1, 2)1 (1, 1)2 (1, 3)p = 0.004
APACHE II3 (2, 4)2 (1, 3)6 (5, 6)p < 0.0001
qSOFA1 (0, 1)1 (1, 1)1 (1, 1)p = 0.00
MPI11 (10, 16)11 (9, 15)17 (16, 22)p = 0.00017
ASA PS (I/II)102/1192/410/7p = 0.00
Preoperative lactate (mmol/l)1.6 (0.9, 2.5)1.35 (0.9, 2.1)3.7 (2.8, 4.2)p < 0.0001
Preoperative ScVO278 (65.25, 86.5)82 (70.3, 87.6)68 (64.7, 80.4)p = 0.086
Site of perforation (A/B/C/D)8/59/31/158/44/30/140/15/1/1p = 0.016
AKI (yes/no)7/1062/945/12p = 0.001
Need for vasopressor support (yes/no)32/8115/8117/0p < 0.001
Need for mechanical ventilation (yes/no)34/7917/7917/0p < 0.001
  1. IQR interquartile range, SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment score, APACHE II Acute Physiologic Assessment and Chronic Health Evaluation II, qSOFA Quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment Score, MPI Mannheim Peritonitis Index, ASA PS American Society of Anesthesiologist Physical Status, ScVO2 Superior venacaval oxygen saturation, A stomach, B small intestine, C caecum with appendix, D colon, rectum and anal canal