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Table 2 Hemodynamic characteristics

From: Strain echocardiography identifies impaired longitudinal systolic function in patients with septic shock and preserved ejection fraction

Variables Sepsis Trauma p-value Sepsis Trauma p-value
All (n = 48) All (n = 24)   EF ≥ 50 % (n = 34) EF ≥ 50 % (n = 23)
Heart Rate (bpm) 103 ± 20 89 ± 23 0.009 102 ± 19 89 ± 23 0.023
Systolic arterial pressure (mmHg) 106 ± 14 123 ± 17 <0.001 108 ± 14 123 ± 17 0.001
Mean arterial pressure (mmHg) 71 ± 9 79 ± 10 <0.001 72 ± 9 79 ± 10 0.020
Central venous pressure (mmHg) 12 ± 5 9 ± 3 0.003 11 ± 5 9 ± 3 0.109
SVR (dynes x s/cm−5) 905 ± 294 1129 ± 188 <0.001 958 ± 279 1123 ± 189 0.017
Right Ventricular Systolic Pressure 40.8 ± 19.1 35.6 ± 7.9 0.169 42 ± 10 35 ± 8 0.138
Vasoactive drugs n (%)       
  Norepinephrine, n (%) 45 (93) 12 (50) <0.001 32 (94) 11 (48) <0.001
  Milrinone, n (%) 3 (6) 0 0.476 1 (3) 0 0.407
  Adrenaline, n (%) 8 (16) 0 0.034 5 (15) 0 0.054
  1. Data are presented as means ± SD, SVR; systemic vascular resistance