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Clinical Study

Intra-Abdominal Hypertension and Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Mechanically Ventilated Patients

Table 2

Prevalence of GI symptoms and IAH during the ICU period and respective outcome of the patients. Differences between the groups (P value) were found using one-way ANOVA for continuous, and Kruskal-Wallis test for categorical variables.

Number of pt (%)ICU days (SD)Mortality, pt (%)

Total398 (100.0)7.6 (9.1)52 (13.1)
No GI symptom, no IAH68 (17.1)2.4 (1.6)3 (4.4)
GI symptom(s) present, no IAH178 (44.7)5.4 (4.9)18 (10.1)
IAH present, no GI symptom(s)10 (2.5)4.1 (1.9)0 (0.0)
Both IAH and GI symptoms present142 (35.7)12.9 (12.3)31 (21.8)
P value<.001<.001

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