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Table 3 Hemostatic treatments and transfusion amounts in the propensity-matched groups

From: Early administration of fibrinogen concentrate is associated with improved survival among severe trauma patients: a single-centre propensity score-matched analysis

 Control group
n = 31
FC group
n = 31
p value
Interventions to emergency haemostasis5 (16.1%)10 (32.2%)0.138
 Thoracotomy and/or laparotomy3 (9.7%)8 (25.8%)0.096
 Transarterial embolization3 (9.7%)2 (6.5%)0.641
Other emergency interventions10 (32.2%)14 (45.1%)0.297
 Craniotomy8 (25.8%) *9 (29.0%)0.753
 Orthopaedic surgery2 (6.5%)4 (9.7%)0.390
 Other0 (0.0%)2 (9.7%)0.151
Transfusion
 During the first 6 h after the admission to ED
  RBC (unit)2 (0–10)8 (2–22)0.016
  FFP (unit)4 (0–10)14 (4–23)0.009
  PC (unit)0 (0–0)0 (0–20)0.059
 From 6 to 24 h after the admission to ED
  RBC (unit)0 (0–4)2 (0–5)0.387
  FFP (unit)0 (0–7)4 (0–9)0.133
  PC (unit)0 (0–15)0 (0–20)0.771
FC administration during 24 h after the admission to ED19 (61.2%)31 (100%)< 0.001
First FC administration after the admission to ED
 0–1 h031 (100%)< 0.001
 1–3 h10 (32.2%)0 (0.0%)
 3–24 h9 (29.0%)0 (0.0%)
Total amounts during 24 h after the admission to ED3 (3–3)3 (3–3)0.96
  1. *A patients who has performed burr hole surgery was included
  2. FC fibrinogen concentrate, ED emergency department, RBC red blood cell, FFP fresh frozen plasma, PC platelet concentrate