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Table 3 Patient demographics, admission hemodynamic parameters, GCS, Injury severity and outcome in patients with solitary splenic injury (group I) compared with patients sustaining associated injuries (group II)

From: Safety of selective nonoperative management for blunt splenic trauma: the impact of concomitant injuries

Variable Group I: solitary splenic injury (n = 13) Group II: associated injury (n = 66)
Age in years (IQR) 26 (18–59) 28 (20–50)
Gender ratio in M/F 8/5 56/10
Systolic BP in mmHg (IQR) 136 (111–153) 130 (120–140)
Heart rate in BPM (IQR) 88 (65–90) 89 (76–101)
Serum haemoglobin in mmol/L 8.3 (7.1–8.7) 8.4 (7.5–8.9)
Glasgow coma scale (range) 15 (7–15) 15 (3–15)
Injury Severity Score (IQR)* 4 (4–9) 20 (13–29)
Presence of a contrast blush on CT 0 5
AIS spleen (IQR) 2 (2–3) 2 (2–3)
Length of ICU stay in days (IQR)* 0 (0–3) 0.5 (0–6)
Hospitalization time in days (IQR)* 4 (4–8) 13 (9–27)
Failure of nonoperative treatment 0 11
Uncomplicated course 13/13 47/66
Total no. of major complications* 0 31
Mortality 0 0
  1. All data; median (IQR) or (range), * p < 0.05, Mann-Whitney U test
  2. Abbreviations: AIS abbreviated injury score, BP blood pressure, ICU intensive care unit