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Table 1 Patients' characteristics

From: A new technique for bedside placement of enteral feeding tubes: a prospective cohort study

Patients (no.) 27
Age (years) 66 ± 16
Gender (no.)  
Male 16
Female 11
SAPS II score1 44 ± 13
Diagnosis (no.)  
Abdominal/liver surgery 8
Trauma 5
Pancreatitis 4
Aortic disease/surgery 3
Cardiac surgery 2
Intracranial bleeding 2
Others 3
  1. 1SAPS: simplified acute physiology score. Data are shown as absolute numbers or mean values.
  2. ± standard deviation.