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Table 1 Baseline patient characteristics

From: Elevated central venous pressure is associated with impairment of microcirculatory blood flow in sepsis: a hypothesis generating post hoc analysis

  Patients, baseline (n = 70 patients)
Age (years) 62 ± 16
Male 43 (61)
APACHE II 21 ± 6.5
SOFA 10 ± 3
Mechanical ventilation 69 (99)
Sepsis source  
Lung 24 (34)
Abdomen 31 (44)
Urinary tract 4 (6)
Other 11 (16)
  1. Mean ± SD or n (%).