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Table 1 Overview of CRRT patients and comparison of patients who died within 24 h vs. patients who died after 24 h

From: Early mortality on continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT): the prairie CRRT study

Variable Died within 24 h Died after 24 h All CRRT patients p value
Time in hours—admission to CRRT 22.5 (10.85–101.93) 36.2 (11.62–114.92) 34.42 (11.12–114.92) 0.4925
Time in hours—ICU to CRRT 9.42 (5.18–22.5) 9.42 (3.45–28.92) 9.42 (3.6–28.92) 0.9682
Creatinine at admission (μmol/L) 156.5 (94–284) 182.5 (106.5–411.5) 180.0 (103.5–390) 0.5151
Creatinine at CRRT (μmol/L) 227 (121–370) 295 (169–413) 284.5 (165–412) 0.335
Fraction of inspired oxygen, % 0.79 (±0.21) 0.61 (±0.24) 0.64 (±0.24) 0.0075
Age 62.88 (±14.88) 58.43 (±15.96) 59.15 (±15.81) 0.2905
Duration of anuria (h) 6 (0–6) 3 (0–6) 3 (0–6) 0.7102
Duration of oliguria (h) 4 (2–8) 9 (2–12) 8 (2–12) 0.1825
Epinephrine μg/min 32.0 (±29.9) 7.07 (±13.6) 11.07 (±19.38) <0.0001
Norepinephrine μg/min 39.4 (±23.5) 19.6 (±17.1) 22.5 (±19.6) <0.0001
pH 7.08 (±) 0.19 7.21 (±0.14) 7.19 (±0.15) 0.0095
Vasopressin μg/min 0.03 (±0.01) 0.02 (±0.01) 0.02 (±0.01) <0.0001
APACHE 38.5 (±9.5) 34.03 (±8.74) 34.7 (±8.98) 0.0265
Cardiac surgery 11.76 % 17.98 % 16.98 % 0.7312
Diabetes 41.18 % 29.21 % 31.13 % 0.329
Hypertension 52.94 % 48.31 % 49.06 % 0.7582
Pre-existing CKD 17.65 % 24.72 % 23.58 % 0.5291
Sepsis 52.94 % 79.71 % 60.38 % 0.4939
Sex (% male) 58.82 % 65.17 % 64.15 % 0.6172
  1. Normally distributed variables are presented as means (±SD) and non-normally distributed variables are presented as mean (IQR). Categorical variables are presented as percentages