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Table 1 Clinical diagnoses of patients

From: Mid-regional pro-adrenomedullin as a prognostic marker in sepsis: an observational study

Diagnosis Number of patientsa
Respiratory 61
   Pneumonia 33
   Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 14
   Acute asthma 3
   Bronchial carcinoma 3
   Pneumothorax 3
   Pharyngeal obstruction 2
   Toxic pulmonary oedema 2
   Wegener's granulomatosis 1
Cardiovascular 26
   Myocardial infarction 12
   Heart failure 11
   Pulmonary embolism 2
   Haemorrhagic shock 1
Abdominal 24
   Gastrointestinal bleeding 7
   Abdominal infection 6
   Urinary tract infection 5
   Acute renal failure 3
   Hepatic coma 3
Cerebral 21
   Ischaemic stroke 5
   Subarachnoid haemorrhage 4
   Intracerebral haemorrhage 3
   Seizures 3
   Suicidal intoxication with sedatives 5
   Cavernous sinus thrombosis 1
Others 19
   Leukaemia 7
   Postoperative 6
   Diabetic coma 3
   Other infections 3
  1. aOne patient can have more than one diagnosis, and so the total exceeds the absolute number of patients (n = 101).