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Table 2 Clinical outcomes

From: Speckle tracking echocardiography in patients with septic shock: a case control study (SPECKSS)

  Study group Control group P value
30-day mortality 6 (18.2 %) 0 (0 %) 0.034*
90-day mortality 13 (41.9 %) 0 (0 %) 0.002*
Length of ICU stay, mean (days)a 12.5 N/A N/A
Length of hospital stay, mean (days)b 55.2 5.2 0.001*
Duration of vasopressors, mean (hours)c 80.4 0 <0.001*
  1. Results are presented as number of patients (percentage within group in parentheses) or mean. aLength of ICU stay, median 6 days, interquartile range 10 days. bLength of hospital stay, median 28 days, interquartile range 48 days. cDuration of vasopressor use, median 42 hours, interquartile range 40 hours. *P < 0.05
  2. NA not applicable