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Table 1 Patient and hemodynamic characteristics in the presence or absence of neurological impairment

From: Nonoperative management of splenic injury in closely monitored patients with reduced consciousness is safe and feasible

 Group I: Normal mental status GCS = 14/15 (n = 62)Group II: Altered mental status GCS ≤ 13 (n = 20)P value
Age in years32 (23–53)26 (20–33)0.166
Gender (M/F)48/1417/30.545
GCS15 (15–15)9 (6–12)P < 0.001*
AIS spleen2 (2–3)2 (2–3)0.290
ISS17 (4–24)29 (18–34)0.007*
Contrast blush on CT520.700
Serum hemoglobin (mmol/l)8.4 (7.8–8.9)7.6 (7.1–8.4)0.105
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)130 (120–145)125 (113–140)0.727
Pulse rate (BPM)88 (77–100)90 (70–103)0.845
  1. All data are in median (IQR):*, p < 0.05: Mann Whitney U test