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Table 4 Comparisons of the two groups matched with Propensity Score Analysis. Continuous data are expressed as mean values ± SD

From: Efficacy of extra-peritoneal pelvic packing in hemodynamically unstable pelvic fractures, a Propensity Score Analysis

  EPP Group (25 pts) NO-EPP Group (25 pts) p
Base Excess (mEq/L) −4.33 ± 3.78 −4.88 ± 3.38 0.29
Lactate (mmol/L) 5.18 ± 2.55 5.80 ± 3.38 0.23
INR 1.91 ± 090 1.46 ± 0.33 0.03
Arterial bleeding 22 (88 %) 19 (76 %) -
Number of total deaths 7 (28 %) 13 (52 %) 0.01
Deaths >24 h 2 (8 %) 0 -
Deaths < 24 h 5 (20 %) 13 (52 %) 0.03
Hours from admission to death 122.8 ± 63.11 7.38 ± 10.43 0.003
n. of angio-embolizations 21 (84 %) 14 (56 %) 0.05
n. of PRBCs < 24 h 13.00 ± 11.00 14.10 ± 11.00 0.71
ICU-LOS (days) 19.80 ± 12.60 18.70 ± 11.00 0.73