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Table 4 Patient characteristics with and without pelvic binders (Tile B1, B3 and C fractures)

From: Association of pelvic fracture patterns, pelvic binder use and arterial angio-embolization with transfusion requirements and mortality rates; a 7-year retrospective cohort study

n (%) Binder
61 (52)
No binder
57 (48)
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ISS, median (IQR) 26 (17-38) 29 (18-38) 0.99
Admission SI (HR/SBP) > 1, n (%) 16 (26) 14 (25) 1
Admission SBP < 90 mmHg, n (%) 9 (15) 11 (19) 0.63
Base deficit (mEq/l), median (IQR) 4.5 (2.8-7.9) 5.8 (3.5-9.1) 0.29
Lactate (mmol/l), median (IQR) 2.7 (1.5-3.4) 2.9 (1.8-4.9) 0.81
Arterial angio-embolization (for pelvis), n (%) 5 (8) 7 (12) 0.55
Total PRBC (units), median (IQR) 0 (0-6) 2 (0-6) 0.91
48-h mortality, n (%) 14 (23) 10 (18) 0.5
30-day mortality, n (%) 15 (25) 11 (19) 0.51
  1. HR Heart Rate, PRBC Packed Red Blood Cells, SBP Systolic Blood Pressure, SI Shock Index (HR/SBP)
  2. Fisher’s exact test was used for categorical data, Mann-Whitney U test for continuous non-parametric variables