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Table 2 Characteristics of surviving critically ill patients

From: Critical illness induces alternative activation of M2 macrophages in adipose tissue

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Gender (no. male) 11
Age (yr) (mean ± SD) 56 ± 16
BMI (kg/m2) (mean ± SD) 28.1 ± 5.2
APACHE-II score on admission (median (IQR)) 30 (23 to 40)
Admission diagnose  
   - Cardiac surgery 1
   - Transplantation 1
   - Trauma, burns or reconstructive surgery 5
   - Complicated thoracic surgery 2
   - Complicated vascular surgery 1
   - Gastroenterologic or hepatic disease 1
   - Complicated neurosurgery 2
   - Hematological or oncological disease 1
   - Renal disease 1
ICU stay (median (IQR)) 22 (13 to 28)
Deaths during intensive care - no. (%) 1 (7%)
  1. The in vivo abdominal subcutaneous adipose tissue biopsies were sampled at Day 7 of the patients ICU stay. APACHE II, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II; BMI, body mass index; ICU, intensive care unit; IQR, interquartile range; MOF, multiple organ failure; SD, standard deviation; SIRS, systemic inflammatory response syndrome; Yrs, years.