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Table 2 Cardiac assessment: 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
Elevated Troponin I by day 1 27 (54 %)
Any ECG abnormality 31 (62 %)
Abnormal Echocardiography
 • Any wall motion abnormalities 15 (30 %)
 • Global hypokinesia 6 (12 %)
Hypotension 16 (32 %)
NCIS 1 (0,2)
NCIS
 • 0 16 (32 %)
 • 1 15 (30 %)
 • 2 14 (28 %)
 • 3 5 (10 %)
  1. NCIS: neurogenic cardiac injury score