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Table 1 Clinical and epidemiological characteristics of the patients

From: Increasing arterial blood pressure with norepinephrine does not improve microcirculatory blood flow: a prospective study

Age, years 72 ± 12
Gender, % male 55
SOFA score 9.8 ± 2.8
APACHE II score 24.4 ± 5.4
APACHE II predicted risk mortality 50.8 ± 17.5
Actual mortality, % 50
Source of sepsis, n (%)  
   Pneumonia 9 (45)
   Intra-abdominal infection 3 (15)
   Primary bacteremia 3 (15)
   Endovascular infection 2 (10)
   Cellulitis 2 (10)
   Urinary tract infection 1 (5)
Fluid balance on the previous day, ml 4592 ± 3156
Fluid administration on the previous day, ml 6183 ± 2601
  1. APACHE = Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation; SOFA = Sepsis-related Organ Failure Assessment.