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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 years 32 (23–53) 26 (20–33) 0.166
Gender (M/F) 48/14 17/3 0.545
GCS 15 (15–15) 9 (6–12) P < 0.001*
AIS spleen 2 (2–3) 2 (2–3) 0.290
ISS 17 (4–24) 29 (18–34) 0.007*
Contrast blush on CT 5 2 0.700
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