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Table 3 Patient outcomes and comparison between patients with and without VTE

From: Point of care ultrasound screening for deep vein thrombosis in critically ill COVID-19 patients, an observational study

Outcomes Total (n = 56) No VTE
(n = 48)
VTE
(DVT ± PE; n = 3, PE n = 5)
p-value
ICU length-of-stay, days (IQR) 12 (6–20) 10 (6–18) 17 (15–25) 0.087
Died during ICU stay n(%) 11 (20) 9 (19) 2 (25) 0.649
Died within 90 days n(%) 14 (25) 12 (26) 2 (25) > 0.999
Lowest PaO2/FiO2-ratio, kPa (IQR) 9.8 (8.6–11.0) 9.8 (8.2–11.0) 9.8 (9.4–11.1) 0.510
Vasoactive treatment n(%) 41 (73) 34 (71) 7 (88) 0.428
CRRT n(%) 11 (20) 6 (13) 5 (63) 0.005
Mechanical ventilation n(%) 35 (63) 28 (58) 7 (88) 0.236
  1. Data are presented as median (interquartile range) or absolute numbers (percentages). VTE Venous thromboembolism, PE Pulmonary embolism, DVT Deep vein thrombosis, ICU Intensive care unit, CRRT Continuous renal replacement therapy