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Table 2 Clinical results

From: Rapidly progressive brain atrophy in septic ICU patients: a retrospective descriptive study using semiautomatic CT volumetry

  Total (n = 48) Brain atrophy group (n = 42) No brain atrophy group (n = 6) p
Radiological findings     
Brain volume at 1st CT scan, mean ± SD, L 1.033 ± 0.120 1.041 ± 0.123 0.975 ± 0.072 0.16
Brain volume at 2nd CT scan, mean ± SD, L 1.000 ± 0.114 1.002 ± 0.121 0.986 ± 0.064 0.80
Percent change of brain volume, mean ± SD, % –3.1 ± 2.9 –3.7 ± 2.6 1.2 ± 1.4  < 0.001
Number of days between CT scans, median (IQR), days 29 (18–46) 31 (19–49) 20 (17–23) 0.07
Length of stay/mortality     
Length of ICU stay, median (IQR), days 28 (15–45) 28 (15–48) 17 (3–31) 0.15
Length of hospital stay, median (IQR), days 41 (28–70) 45 (28–72) 30 (25–54) 0.29
Mortality, n (%) 14 (29.2) 11 (26.2) 3 (50.0) 0.24
  1. Significant value is given in bold