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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients and surgical procedures

From: Systematic comparison of four point-of-care methods versus the reference laboratory measurement of hemoglobin in the surgical ICU setting: a cross-sectional method comparison study

Characteristicsn = 35 patients
Age (year), mean62.7 ± 17.1
Male gender, n (%)11 (31.4)
ASA class, n (%)
 I2 (5.7)
 II6 (17.1)
 III9 (25.7)
 IV17 (48.6)
 V1 (2.9)
Preoperative Hb (g/dL), mean ± SD11.01 ± 1.92
Estimated blood loss (mL), median [IQR]350 [20, 1350]
Intraoperative transfusion (mL), median [IQR]0 [0, 779]
Surgical type, n (%)
 Hepatobiliary surgery6 (17.1)
 Neurosurgery6 (17.1)
 Abdominal surgery5 (14.2)
 Urological surgery4 (11.4)
 Abdominal aortic aneurysm3 (8.6)
 Otolarynx surgery3 (8.6)
 Spinal surgery3 (8.6)
 Obstetrics-Gynecology surgery1 (2.9)
 Debridement1 (2.9)
 Others3 (8.6)
  1. Abbreviations: ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists