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Table 2 Patient characteristics by presenting diagnosis

From: Human limb skeletal muscle wasting and architectural remodeling during five to ten days intubation and ventilation in critical care – an observational study using ultrasound

Catergory of diagnosis Number of patients, N, (%)
Sepsis 11 (50 %)
Post surgery 4 (18 %)
Post cardiac arrest 4 (18 %)
Overdose 3 (9 %)
  1. All patients met the criteria for Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS)