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Table 2 Laboratory investigations of 15 patients with iliopsoas abscess associated with cardiovascular disorders

From: Clinical features, management, and outcome of iliopsoas abscess associated with cardiovascular disorders: a hospital-based observational case series study

  Clinical outcome Total (n = 15; mean ± SD) P value
Alive (n = 9; mean ± SD) Death (n = 6; mean ± SD)
White blood cells (× 103/mm3)# 14.1 ±5.5 16.8 ±9.1 15.2 ±7.0 0.906
Neutrophils (%)# 84.3 ±10.5 81.9 ±13.5 83.3 ±11.4 0.860
Band (%)# 2.6 ±5.1 0.8 ±1.6 1.9 ±4.1 0.880
Hemoglobin (g/dl)# 10.9 ±2.2 11.1 ±3.1 11.0 ±2.5 0.860
Thrombocytes (×103/mm3)# 241.4 ±191.8 188.0 ±114.5 220.1 ±162.6 0.480
Albumin (g/dl)# 2.9 ±0.5 2.2 ±0.3 2.6 ±0.6 0.009**
Alkaline phosphatase (U/l)# 189.0 ±83.3 281.7 ±195.2 226.1 ±140.7 0.316
Glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (U/l)# 38.7 ±27.8 32.8 ±14.5 36.6 ±23.4 0.640
Glutamic pyruvic transaminase (U/l)# 45.2 ±33.4 38.5 ±18.7 42.5 ±27.8 0.953
Lactic dehydrogenase (U/l)# 260.4 ±87.0 246.2 ±117.3 255.4 ±94.6 0.739
C-reactive protein (mg/dl)# 19.2 ±9.7 15.5 ±5.4 17.7 ±8.2 0.409
Glucose (mg/dl)# 192.0 ±85.6 223.0 ±126.5 204.4 ±100.8 1.000
Lactate (mg/dl)# 26.2 ±25.4 38.4 ±45.4 30.9 ±33.2 0.558
Sodium (mEq/l)# 132.6 ±2.6 128.8 ±3.6 131.1 ±3.5 0.032*
Potassium (mEq/l)# 4.0 ±0.4 4.7 ±0.9 4.3 ±0.7 0.058
Blood urea nitrogen (mg/dl)# 44.0 ±59.2 23.8 ±9.2 35.9 ±46.2 0.953
Creatinine (mg/dl)# 2.1 ±2.3 1.4 ±0.4 1.8 ±1.8 0.723
pH# 7.4 ±0.1 7.5 ±0.1 7.4 ±0.1 0.637
PaCO2 (mmHg)# 35.1 ±9.7 32.8 ±8.5 34.2 ±9.0 0.637
HCO3 (mEq/l)# 22.4 ±6.1 22.8 ±7.0 22.6 ±6.2 0.814
  1. #Mann-Whitney U test. Fisher’s exact test. cChi-Square test. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01
  2. Continuous data were expressed median and IQR
  3. Categorical data were expressed number and percentage