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Table 2 Erythropoietin, renin and haemoglobin values in survivors and nonsurvivors at different times: admission, 24 hours and 48 hours

From: Erythropoietin and renin as biological markers in critically ill patients

Parameter Admission 24 hours 48 hours
Erythropoietin (UI/l)
   Survivors 20 (5–369) 15 (1–512) 14 (1–191)
   Nonsurvivors 61 (10–602)* 100 (7–652)* 35 (13–477)*
Renin (mmol/l)
   Survivors 47 (2–1060) 21 (2–442) 20 (3–219)
   Nonsurvivors 82 (7–1020) 80 (10–706)* 77 (22–410)*
Haemoglobin (g/dl)
   Survivors 10.5 (9.8–11.2) 10.4 (10–10.8) 10.2 (9.3–10.8)
   Nonsurvivors 10.2 (9.3–11.3) 10 (9–10.5) 10.3 (9.5–10.5)
  1. Values are expressed as median (range). *P < 0.05 versus survivors.