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Table 1 Patients Demographics and Characteristics

From: Head computed tomographic measurement as a predictor of outcome in patients with subdural hematoma with cerebral edema

Characteristic Survival group (N = 24) Death group (N = 10) P value
Age, mean (SD), years 59 (15) 66 (35) 0.23
Sex    
 Female 7 6  
 Male 17 4  
Mechanism of injury    
 Motor accident 9 7  
 Fall 8 2  
 Others 7 1  
AIS scoring, mean (SD) 32 (16) 26 (8) 0.91
Initial SBP, mean (SD), mmHg 152 (38) 183 (11) 0.02
Initial HR, mean (SD), min-1 86 (21) 88 (23) 1.00
Initial GCS, mean (SD) 10 (3) 6 (4) 0.01
Initial FDP, mean (SD), μg/mL 83 (64) 305 (252) 0.01
Initial lactate, mean (SD), mmol/L 3 (1.1) 2 (0.4) 0.39
Initial base excess, mean (SD) 0 (1.8) 0 (1.1) 0.80
Time from injury to CT examination, mean (SD), min 68 (21) 52 (17) 0.12
Time from injury to operation, mean (SD), min 144 (77) 168 (121) 0.78
Operation    
 External decompression 17 10  
 Hematoma removal 18 10  
Neurological prognosis    
 GOS (2) 5   
 GOS (3–5) 19   
  1. AIS Abbreviated Injury Score, SBP systolic blood pressure, HR heart rate, GCS Glasgow Coma Scale, FDP fibrin/fibrinogen degradation products, CT computed tomography, GOS Glasgow Outcome Scale
  2. Values are mean (SD) or number