Table 1

Presenting demographics and physiology for DCS versus non-DCS cases

DCSNon-DCSP values
Total=562 (%)99 (18)463 (82)
Sex: M/F (%/%)84/15 (85/15)419/44 (90/10)
Mean age (±SD)33.6 (±12.3)28.6 (±10.3)
Physiologyn (SD)n (SD)
 Lactate5.25 (±3.71)2.63 (±2.55) <0.001
 SBP110 (±24)122 (±19) <0.001
 DBP63 (±21)72 (±16) <0.001
 HR (min)109 (±23)96 (±21) <0.001
 RR (min)25 (±8)20 (±5) <0.001
 SpO(oxygen saturations, %)94 (±7)96 (±4) <0.001
 pH7.28 (±0.15)7.38 (±0.09) <0.001
 pO(mm Hg)10.7 (±6)10.8 (±6)0.895
 pCO(mm Hg)5.3 (±1.6)5.2 (±1.0)0.182
 BE (base excess, mEq/L)−7.14 (±0.72)−2.06 (±5.52) <0.001
 HCO(mEq/L)18.86 (±5.65)22.83 (±4.15) <0.001
Mortality32 (32)19 (4) <0.001
  • Statistical comparison is made using unpaired t-test for continuous variables and Χ2 test for categorical variables.

  • DBP, diastolic BP; DCS, damage control surgery; SBP, systolic BP. 

  • Values in bold are statistically significant at the 5% level