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Table 1

From: Treating medical and surgical patients with activated protein C: a preliminary comparison

  Medical Surgical P
n 12 (41%) 17 (59%) -
Age 60.2 ± 5.3 61.3 ± 3.8 0.86
Sex = female 5 (42%) 8 (47%) 0.77
APACHE II score 31.1 ± 0.7 31.0 ± 1.9 0.97
PTT before APC 39.6 ± 2.7 61.5 ± 7.5 0.03
HCT before APC 30.7 ± 1.8 26.1 ± 1.4 0.0561
# PRBC units transfused 0.58 ± 0.3 2.5 ± 0.7 0.03
Bleeding (≥ 4 U) 0 (0%) 5 (29%) 0.0588
Completed APC course 6 (50%) 10 (59%) 0.64
Hospital LOS 23.4 ± 7.7 41.3 ± 7.9 0.13
28-day mortality 4 (33%) 3 (18%) 0.40