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Table 1 Clinical features of patients with septic shock/severe sepsis treated with pulse high volume hemofiltration

From: Pulse high-volume haemofiltration for treatment of severe sepsis: effects on hemodynamics and survival

Age (years)/sex/body weight (kg) Number of treatments Diagnosis Microbiology Number of organ failures APACHE II scorea SAPS II scorea SOFA score 28-day survival
66/M/77 1 CHF, septic shock Negative 4 35 (83%) 79 (92%) 14 D
62/M/70 2 Lobar pneumonia Negative 4 27 (61%) 53 (53%) 11 D
77/M/70 2 Ruptured abdomonal aortic aneurysm, pancreatitis Nonfermentative Gram-negative bacilli 4 32 (76%) 53 (53%) 14 D
37/M/87 5 Necrotizing fasciitis Negative 5 29 (67%) 58 (64%) 17 A
69/F/68 3 Kidney transplant, disseminated candidiasis, septicaemia (uncertain source) Candida glabrata, coagulase-negative Staphylococcus 4 34 (81%) 86 (95%) 13 A
54/M/80 2 Bronchopneumonia Negative 3 23 (46%) 46 (37%) 12 A
54/F/45 2 Myelodysplasia, acute endocarditis Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli 5 29 (67%) 55 (58%) 17 D
58/F/65 3 Obstructive uropathy, pyelonephritis Escherichia coli 4 28 (64%) 46 (37%) 15 A
64/M/80 1 Exfoliative dermatitis, erysipilas Haemolytic Streptococcus group A 4 39 (90%) 82 (94%) 16 D
74/F/90 2 Nosocomial pneumonia, catheter-related sepsis Pseudomonas aeruginosa, coagulase-negative Staphylococcus 4 33 (79%) 61 (70%) 14 A
43/F/63 6 Kidney transplant, disseminated candidiasis, UTI Escherichia coli, Candida albicans 3 26 (57%) 32 (42%) 11 A
33/M/85 3 Multiple trauma, infected wound Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus 5 31 (73%) 70 (84%) 13 D
69/F/82 2 Multiple myeloma, peritonitis Nonfermentative Gram-negative bacilli 4 33 (79%) 74 (88%) 14 D
44/F/83 8 Kidney transplant, septicaemia (uncertain source) Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterococcus faecalis 4 36 (85%) 68 (81%) 16 A
59/F/63 9 Rheumatoid arthritis, pneumonia Streptococcal pneumonia 5 33 (79%) 67 (80%) 16 A
  1. aShown in parentheses is the predicted chance of hospital mortality. A, alive; APACHE, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation score; CHF, congestive heart failure; D, died; SAPS, Simplified Acute Physiology Score; SOFA, Sequential Organ Failure Assessment; UTI, urinary tract infection.