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Table 1 General characteristics of the 382 patients included

From: Acute cholangitis in intensive care units: clinical, biological, microbiological spectrum and risk factors for mortality: a multicenter study

Parameters n (%) or Med. [IQR]
Age 72 [62–81]
BMI 26 [23–81]
Male gender 242 (63)
SAPS2 50 [38–64]
SOFA at admission 8 [5–11]
Comorbidities
Diabetes 116 (30)
Hypertension 235 (62)
Cardiovascular disease 301 (79)
Chronic kidney disease 46 (12)
Cirrhosis 20 (5)
Cancer and hematologic malignancies 141 (37)
Organ support therapy during ICU stay
Invasive mechanical ventilation 144 (38)
Invasive mechanical ventilation duration: days 5 [2–10]
Renal replacement therapy 91 (26)
Vasopressor infusion 222 (61)
Vasopressor infusion duration: hours 48 [24–91]
Persisting obstruction at ICU admission 298 (79)
Biliary drainage procedure
Percutaneous derivation 78 (21)
ERCP 285 (76)
Surgery 28 (7)
Complications before ERCP
 Associated pancreatitis 94 (25)
 Liver abscess 31 (8)
Complications after ERCP
 Bleeding 22 (9)
 Gastrointestinal perforation 7 (3)
 Pancreatitis 10 (4)
Death in ICU 80 (21)
Death in hospital 105 (29)
Length of stay in ICU: days 5 [3–10]
Length of stay in hospital: days 6 [1–11]
  1. SAPS2, simplified acute physiology score; SOFA, Sepsis-related organ failure; ERCP, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography