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Table 1 Patients characteristics

From: Prognosis and ICU outcome of systemic vasculitis

Characteristics  
Age, years 63 (29–86)
Male/female, n 21/10
Corticotherapy before admission, n  
 Yes 22
 No 9
Comorbidities  
 Ischemic cardiopathy 4
 Chronic renal failure 4
 Chronic respiratory failure 2
 Non Insulin dependent diabetes 4
Creatininemia, μmol/l 232 (32–1067)
SAPS II 40 (13–109)
SOFA 5,5 (1–14)
BVAS 22 (2–52)
ICU length of stay, days 14 (1–113)
In hospital length of stay, days 39 (6–288)
ICU mortality, n (%) 16 (52%)
  1. Data are presented as median (range), otherwise specified.
  2. SAPSII simplified acute physiology score II, SOFA sequential organ failure assessment, BVAS Birmingham Vasculitis Activity Score, ICU severity scores were assessed 24 hours after ICU admission.