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Table 1 demographic, clinical characteristics

From: Evaluation of penetrating cardiac stab wounds

Items Survivors Dead  
  N = 39 N = 59 P value
Age (years)* 28,02 ± 12,77 34,02 ± 14,33 0,06
Sexe (M/F) 37/2 49/10 0,08
SBP (mmHg)
 • unrecordable
 • 0 < SBP <90
 • SBP > 90
0 57/ 96,6 % 0001
22/56,41 % 2/3,38 %
17/43,58 % 0
TPD 34/87,20 % 19/32,20 % <0001
ERT 0 12/30,8 % <0,001
AL
AAST-OIS
11/28,2
4,21 ± 0,4
33/55,90 %
4,49 ± 0,5
0,007
0,003
Cardiac injury    
 • RV 27/69,20 % 24/40,70 %  
 • LV 8/20,50 % 29/49,20 % 0,03
 • RA 3/7,70 % 4/6,80 %  
 • LA 1/ 2,6 % 2 / 3,4 %  
  1. SBP systolic blood pressure, TPD tamponade, ERT emergency room thoracothomy, AL associated lesions, RV right ventricle, LV left ventricle, RA right atrium, LA left atrium
  2. *mean ± standard deviation