Table 3

Mean scores with associated standard deviations (SD) compared for patients with 'ongoing infection needing relaparotomy' (n = 71) and patients with 'no ongoing infection, not needing relaparotomy' (n = 150).

Score

Ongoing infection [Mean score (SD)]

No ongoing infection, [Mean score (SD)]

AUC (95% CI)

P-valuea


APACHE-II

16.1 (4.8)

15.8 (4.0)

0.50 (0.42 to 0.58)

0.961

SAPS-II

40.2 (12.3)

36.0 (11.3)

0.59 (0.51 to 0.67)

0.033

MPI

26.8 (6.9)

26.5 (7.9)

0.51 (0.43 to 0.59)

0.824

SOFA (day 1)b

7.3 (3.8)

6.4 (3.4)

0.57 (0.49 to 0.65)

0.108

SOFA (day 2)c

6.8 (3.8)

5.8 (3.4)

0.60 (0.52 to 0.69)

0.017

SOFA Delta (day 2-1)c

-0.17 (2.2)

-0.93 (2.3)

0.58 (0.50 to 0.66)

0.073

MODS (day 1)b

5.0 (3.0)

4.3 (2.7)

0.56 (0.48 to 0.64)

0.141

MODS (day 2)c

4.2 (3.0)

3.7 (2.6)

0.54 (0.45 to 0.63)

0.349

MODS Delta (day 2-1)c

-0.48 (1.8)

-0.60 (1.8)

0.52 (0.43 to 0.60)

0.726

APS (day 1)b

8.3 (4.6)

6.6 (3.6)

0.61 (0.52 to 0.69)

0.012

APS (day 2)c

6.8 (3.7)

5.9 (3.2)

0.56 (0.47 to 0.65)

0.154

APS Delta (day 2-1)c

-1.03 (3.7)

-0.64 (3.7)

0.55 (0.46 to 0.63)

0.277


a P-value wether different from an AUC of 0.50

b patients deceased on day 0 (n = 2) and patient receiving relaparotomy on day 0 (n = 1) excluded

c patients deceased on day 0 and 1 (n = 3) and patients receiving relaparotomy on day 0 and 1 (n = 13) excluded

van Ruler et al. BMC Surgery 2011 11:38   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-11-38

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