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Table 1 Demographic, clinical and laboratory parameters of patients who received an endoscopic decompression tube

From: Endoscopic decompression of acute intestinal distension is associated with reduced mortality in critically ill patients

 Median/numberIQR (25–75)
Age (years)5439–68
Body mass index (kg/m2)24.520.4–29.2
Follow up (days)2011–42
Placement of tube after first diagnosis (days)10–6
Length of hospital stay (days)3719–68
Treatment on ICU (days)140–37
Mechanical ventilation (days)40–25
Renal replacement therapy
Cause of intestinal obstruction
Laboratory parameters at first diagnosis
 Leukocytes (n/μL)67154800–12,900
 Platelets (Thsd/μL)18288–271
 Hemoglobin (g/dL)9,98.6–11.5
 INR (Ratio)1.151.04–1.34
 CRP (mg/L)10729–248
 PCT (μg/L)10–3.3
 Creatinine (μmol/L)9161–169
 Lactate (mmol/L)1,10.8–2.2
 Bilirubin (μmol/L)1719,906
 Lactate dehydrogenase (U/L)262172–394
 Alkaline phospahatse (U/L)9578–256
 Gamma-glutamyl transferase (U/L)6334–401
 Alanine aminotransferase (U/L)2413–65