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Clinical Study

Effects of Early Continuous Venovenous Hemofiltration on E-Selectin, Hemodynamic Stability, and Ventilatory Function in Patients with Septic-Shock-Induced Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Table 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics between ECVVH and non-ECVVH groups.

CharacteristicECVVH ()non-ECVVH () value

Age, y0.39
Male (, (%))16 (67)17 (63)0.78
EVLWI (mL/kg)0.63
PaO2/FiO2 (mmHg)0.70
APACHE II0.36
MODS0.11
SOFA0.13
Serum creatinine (mg/dL)0.67
Lactate (mmol/L)0.16
Site of infection (, (%))
 Intra-abdominal13 (54.2%)13 (48.1%)0.67
 Skin3 (12.5%)4 (14.8%)0.81
 Bloodstream5 (20.8%)6 (22.2%)0.90
 Urinary tract3 (12.5%)4 (14.8%)0.81
Categories of ARDS
 Mild ARDS0 (0%)0 (0%)
 Moderate ARDS19 (79.2%)23 (85.2%)0.57
 Severe ARDS5 (20.8%)4 (14.8%)0.57

APACHE II = acute physiology and chronic health evaluation II, ARDS = acute respiratory distress syndrome, ECVVH = early continuous venovenous hemofiltration, EVLWI = extravascular lung water index, FiO2 = fraction of inspired oxygen, MODS = multiple organ dysfunction score, PaO2 = arterial partial pressure of oxygen, and SOFA = sequential organ failure assessment.

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