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Table 2 Non-neurological complications.

From: Impact of non-neurological complications in severe traumatic brain injury outcome

Variables n (%)
Respiratory Respiratory infections 152 (68)
  Atelectasis 47 (21)
  ARDS 20 (9)
  PaO2/FiO2 < 200 92 (41)
  PaO2/FiO2 200-300 94 (42)
Cardiovascular Hypotension 99 (44)
  Hypertension 28 (12)
  Arrhythmias 25 (11)
  Dopamine, dobutamine or norepinephrine 156 (70)
Infection Sepsis 169 (75)
  Septic shock 13 (6)
AKI 17 (8)
Abdominal complications 40 (18)
Electrolytical complications 48 (21)
Bleeding complications 60 (27)
Non-neurosurgical surgery (traumatic, digestive, maxillar or plastic) 62 (28)
  1. AKI: acute kidney injury, ARDS: acute respiratory distress syndrome, PaO2/FiO2: arterial oxygen pressure/oxygen inspired fraction ratio.
  2. Respiratory infections: aspiration, tracheobronchitis and pneumonia were grouped,. Non-neurosurgical surgery: traumatic, digestive, maxillar or plastic surgery.