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Clinical Study

Effects of High Volume Haemodiafiltration on Inflammatory Response Profile and Microcirculation in Patients with Septic Shock

Table 3

Sublingual microcirculatory parameters before and after HVHDF.

ParameterBefore HVHDF
After HVHDF

Total vascular density19.4 (16.5–24.8)21.8 (18.1–26.3)0.139
Perfused vessel density18.6 (15.9–22.5)19.8 (17.7–22.9)0.173
Proportion of perfused vessels93.0 (88.8–95.7)94.4 (90.3–97.1)0.515
Microvascular flow index2.8 (2.7–3.0)2.9 (2.8–3.0)0.074
DeBacker score11.4 (9.9–14.7)13.2 (11.1–15.2)0.214

HVHDF: high volume haemodiafiltration. Data presented as median and interquartile range.

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