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Table 1 Demographic data; Data are presented as mean ± SD, median (IQR), and frequency (%)

From: Incidence and outcome of cardiac injury in patients with severe head trauma

Clinical characteristic Value
Age 30.8 ± 12.1
Male gender 45 (90 %)
GCS 6 (4, 7)
APACHE II 21.1 ± 5.4
APACHE IV 77.1 ± 22.5
Main pathology
 • Hemorrhage 38 (76 %)
 • Brain contusions 8 (16 %)
 • Diffuse axonal injury 4 (8 %)
Surgical intervention 23 (46 %)
Seven day mortality 13 (26 %)
In-hospital mortality 18 (36 %)
  1. GCS: Glasgow coma scale, APACHE II: Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II score, APACHE IV: Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation IV score