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Table 1 Patient characteristics and CT findings

From: Interdisciplinary approach in emergency revascularization and treatment for acute mesenteric ischemia

Parameter Patients (n = 26)
Age: y (median) 75 (IQR 64–99)
Female 12 (46.1%)
ASA:
 1 0%
 2 4 (15.4%)
 3 18 (69.2%)
 4 1 (3.9%)
 5 3 (11.6%)
Comorbidity:
 Diabetes 9 (34.6%)
 Arterial Hypertension 22 (84.6%)
 Dyslipidemia 9 (34.6%)
 COPD 10 (38.5%)
 PAD 13 (50%)
 CAD 9 (34.6%)
Biochemical data:
 White blood cell counta 12.95 (IQR 9.6–17.7)
 Lactatea 2.85 (IQR 1.4–6.4)
CT-findingsb: (38.5%)
 Intestinal pneumatosis 4
 Gas in portal vein 3
 Paralytic ileus 2
 Free fluid 2
 Free gas 1
 Wall thickening 7
  1. ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, PAD peripheral arterial disease, CAD coronary arterial disease, IQR interquartile range
  2. aWhite blood cell count and lactate serum levels at initial diagnosis (normal values: leucocytes 3.6–10.5 × 109/l; lactate 0.5–2.2 mmol/l)
  3. bCT-findings at initial diagnosis (including 4 missing values), tabulated as rather specific (intestinal pneumatosis and gas in the portal vein system) and non-specific findings (free gas/fluid, etc.)