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Table 6 Effects of pulmonary contusion on the outcome

From: Analysis of risk factors in thoracic trauma patients with a comparison of a modern trauma centre: a mono-centre study

PC Mild PC Moderate PC Severe PC p value
N (group I vs. group II) 322 (146 vs. 176) 138 (65 vs. 73) 94 (33 vs. 61)  
Pneumonia 2 6 14 p > 0.05
Intubation time 1 (1–4 vs. 1–2) 8 (3–11 vs. 2–10) 21 (8–44 vs. 6–46) p< 0.05
ARDS 0 2 (2 vs. 0) 33 (26 vs. 7) p< 0.05
SIRS 0 1 5 p > 0.05
Sepsis 1 3 9 p > 0.05
MODS 0 0 4 p > 0.05
ICU time (days) 3 (1–5 vs. 1–3) 11 (4–17 vs. 2–15) 32 (19–61 vs. 14–51) p< 0.05
ECMO (days) 0 0 4 (1 vs. 3) p > 0.05
Jet ventilation 0 0 18 (5 vs.13) p< 0.05
Thoracic surgery procedures 0 3 (1 vs. 2) 9 (2 vs.3) p > 0.05
Mortality 1 (1 vs. 0) 7 (5 vs. 2) 19 (14 vs. 5) p< 0.05