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Research Article

Prognostic Value of Thyroid Hormone FT3 in General Patients Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit

Table 2

Baseline characteristics of the subjects according to 28-day mortality.

CharacteristicsSurvivors ()Nonsurvivors ()

Males (%)68.965.70.7
Ages (years)0.001
Principal diagnosis leading to ICU admission (%)<0.001
 Sepsis or sepsis shock8.625.7
 Severe trauma505.7
 Brain injury or diseases22.231.5
 Severe disease6.317.1
 After operation10.78.6
Pulmonary embolism0.70
APACHE II score<0.001
GCS score<0.001
SOFA score<0.001
FT3 (pmol/L)0.009
FT4 (pmol/L)0.22
TSH (mIU/L)0.537
Vital signs when enrolled
 SBP (mmHg)<0.001
 DBP (mmHg)0.002
ALB (g/L)0.049
PCT (μg/L)0.002
WBC (×109/L)<0.001
HGB (g/L)0.242
PLT (×109/L)0.035
PT (s)0.329
APTT (s)0.488
FIB (g/L)0.697
Lac (mmol/L)0.041
BE (mmol/L)<0.001
PCO2 (mmHg)0.676
Oxygenation index (PaO2/FIO2)0.001
CREA (μmol/L)<0.001
TBil (mmol/L)0.085
Na (mmol/L)0.532
K (mmol/L)0.931

APACHE II score: acute physiology and chronic health evaluation II score; GCS: Glasgow coma scale; SOFA; sequential organ failure score; fT3: free triiodothyronine; FT4: free thyroxine; TSH: thyroid-stimulating hormone; SBP: systolic blood pressure; DBP: diastolic blood pressure; PCT: procalcitonin; BNP: brain natriuretic peptide; HGB: hemoglobin; PLT: blood platelet; CREA: creatinine; TBil: total bilirubin; PT: prothrombin time; APTT: activated partial thromboplastin time; FIB; fibrinogen.

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