Skip to main content

Table 1 Comparison of baseline characteristics

From: Non-operative management for penetrating splenic trauma: how far can we go to save splenic function?

  Group 1: Splenectomy (n = 45) Group 2: Spleen-preserving surgical therapy (n = 51) Group 3: Non-operative management (n = 22)
Age (years) 29 (22–34)a 26 (19–30)a 26 (20–32)
Gender (M/F) 42/3 47/4 20/2
SBP (mmHg) 117 (94–137)a 129 (115–141)a 117 (105–124)Φ
Pulse rate (bpm) 103 (82–124)a 89 (74–108)a 98 (83–106)
GCS 15 (14–15) 15 (15–15) 15 (15–15)
Serum Hb (g/dL) 11 (9.2–12.7) 11.5 (9.7–13.4) 11.8 (10–12.8)
Thrombocytes count (×109/L) 212 (124–290)a ,‡ 274 (208–319)a 281 (208–391)
AIS spleen 4 (3–5) 2 (2–3)†,∞ 3 (2–4)
ISS 25 (19–36)a 18 (13–25)a 27 (18–41)
  1. All variables are in median (IQR)
  2. SBP systolic blood pressure, bpm beats per minute, GCS Glasgow Coma Score, Hb haemoglobin, Ht haematocrit, ISS Injury Severity Score, AIS Abbreviated Injury Score
  3. Group 1 vs. group 2 with p < 0.05 by a t test and Mann-Whitney U test
  4. Group 2 vs. group 3 with p < 0.05 by t test and ΦMann-Whitney U test
  5. Group 1 vs. group 3 with p < 0.05 by t test