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Table 4 Secondary endpoints in the continuous infusion versus bolus arm

From: Continuous versus bolus intermittent loop diuretic infusion in acutely decompensated heart failure: a prospective randomized trial

  Continuous infusion Bolus P-value
Acute kidney injury 22% 15% 0.30
Hypertonic saline solution 33% 18% 0.01
Inotropes infusion 35% 23% 0.02
Length of hospital stay (days), mean ± SD 14 ± 5 11 ± 5 <0.03
Death or rehospitalization 58% 23% 0.001
Weight loss (kg), mean ± SD -4.1 ± 1,9 -3.5 ± 2.4 0.23