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Table 1 Demographics of the study population, scoring for severity of illness and clinical outcome

From: Soluble triggering receptor on myeloid cells-1 is expressed in the course of non-infectious inflammation after traumatic lung contusion: a prospective cohort study

  All Lung contusion at initial CT scan  
   None Mild Moderate Severe P value
N 42 8 8 9 17  
Median age (years) 36 31.5 44.2 37.0 34.5 NS
Gender (n)       
   Male 33 6 6 8 13  
   Female 9 2 2 1 4  
Body mass index 24.7 24.6 23.8 23.1 24.9 NS
Injury Severity Score (median) 31 27 34 26 36 NS
APACHE II score (median) 10.2 10 8.5 7 8 NS
SAPS II (median) 23.7 16.5 24.5 17 24 NS
Length of stay (days)       
   ICU 12.7 10 10 8 14 >0.001
   Hospital 27.7 24.5 27.5 22 27 NS
   Rotorest®a 5.0 5.5 5.0 4.0 6 NS
Mortality (n)       
   ICU 1 1 0 0 0 NS
   Hospital 1 1 0 0 0 NS
paO2/FiO2   480 500 463 403 <0.05
  1. APACHE, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation; NS, not significant; SAPS, Simplified Acute Physiology Score. aLength of kinetic treatment with Rotorest® bed.