Table 4.

Characteristics of the three groups of ΔSCr; quantitative variables at day 0

Group 1Group 2Group 3P
Age, years, mean (SD)60.9 (16.0)57.8 (17.7)59.7 (16.9)0.01
Weight, kg, mean (SD)76.4 (21.0)76.4 (20.8)78.2 (21.6)<0.01
SAPS II, median (IQR)47 (37 to 60)42 (32 to 53)49 (37 to 64)<0.01
pH, mean (SD)7.34 (0.11)7.37 (0.10)7.32 (0.13)0.01
Pa/FiO2, mean (SD)217 (116)239 (121)201 (114)0.01
Serum bilirubin, mg/dl, mean (SD)2.41 (4.7)1.67 (2.58)2.42 (4.33)0.01
Serum creatinine, mg/dl, mean (SD)1.89 (0.82)1.07 (0.59)1.58 (0.82)0.01
Platelet count, 103/ml, mean (SD)207 (115)218 (124)177 (115)<0.01
  • Relevant quantitative parameters were analyzed between the three ΔSCr groups. Laboratory values are from day 0. Patients with SCr ≥ 4 mg/dl were excluded from this analysis. IQR, interquartile range; SAPS, simplified acute physiology score.