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Table 1 Baseline clinical characteristics

From: Clinical significance of lactate clearance in patients with cardiogenic shock: results from the RESCUE registry

  High lactate clearance Low lactate clearance p value
n = 333 n = 295
Age 65.0 (55.0–75.0) 68.0 (56.0–78.0) 0.096
Male 227 (68.2) 189 (64.1) 0.278
Body mass index (kg/m2) 23.0 (20.8–25.7) 22.9 (20.4–25.7) 0.900
Diabetes mellitus 115 (34.5) 104 (35.3) 0.850
Hypertension 161 (48.3) 151 (51.2) 0.478
Dyslipidemia 87 (26.1) 76 (25.8) 0.917
Current smoker 94 (28.2) 70 (23.7) 0.200
Chronic kidney disease 35 (10.5) 38 (12.9) 0.355
Peripheral vascular disease 19 (5.7) 11 (3.7) 0.246
Previous myocardial infarction 43 (12.9) 37 (12.5) 0.889
Previous percutaneous coronary intervention 48 (14.4) 42 (14.2) 0.950
Previous coronary artery bypass grafting 11 (3.3) 7 (2.4) 0.486
Previous cerebrovascular accident 41 (12.3) 27 (9.2) 0.203
Clinical presentation 0.010
 Ischemic cardiomyopathy 237 (71.2) 212 (71.9)  
 Non–ischemic cardiomyopathy 54 (16.2) 55 (18.6)  
 Pulmonary thromboembolism 13 (3.9) 6 (2.0)  
 Refractory arrhythmia 20 (6.0) 5 (1.7)  
 Other causes 9 (2.7) 17 (5.8)  
Echocardiographic findings
 Left ventricular ejection fraction at admission (%) 33.0 (25.0–50.9) 33.0 (24.8–44.6) 0.661
 Lowest left ventricular ejection fraction (%) 30.0 (20.0–46.0) 30.0 (20.5–39.9) 0.405
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 70.0 (59.0–80.0) 72.0 (60.0–82.0) 0.070
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 46.0 (35.0–54.0) 46.0 (40.0–56.0) 0.104
Heart rate (beat/minute) 89.0 (62.0–111.0) 90.0 (64.3–108.8) 0.979
  1. Values are shown as n (%) or median (interquartile range)