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Table 2 Principal diagnoses of non-infectious organ failure patients (n = 142) according to affected organ systems

From: Diagnostic and prognostic value of presepsin and procalcitonin in non-infectious organ failure, sepsis, and septic shock: a prospective observational study according to the Sepsis-3 definitions

Organs Main clinical diagnoses n (%)
Central nervous system (n = 52) Cerebral hemorrhage (ICH, IVH, SAH, and SDH) 12 (8.5)
Cerebral infarction 5 (3.5)
Seizure 11 (7.7)
Hypoglycemia 4 (2.8)
Metabolic encephalopathy 13 (9.2)
Heat stroke 2 (1.4)
Others 5 (3.5)
Cardiovascular (n = 41) Heart failure 12 (8.5)
Pulmonary embolism 5 (3.5)
Hypovolemic (hemorrhagic) shock 17 (12.0)
Aortic dissection 4 (2.8)
Others 3 (2.1)
Respiratory (n = 21) COPD or asthma 12 (8.5)
Malignancy in respiratory system 4 (2.8)
Airway obstruction 3 (2.1)
Others 2 (1.4)
Hepatobiliary (n = 19) Liver cirrhosis aggravation 11 (7.7)
Hepatobiliary malignancy 5 (3.5)
Others 3 (2.1)
Renal (n = 14) Acute kidney injury 9 (6.3)
Under dialysis in pre-existing CKD 5 (3.5)
Coagulation (n = 7) Hematologic malignancy 4 (2.8)
Thrombocytopenia 3 (2.1)
  1. ICH intracerebral hemorrhage, IVH intraventricular hemorrhage, SAH subarachnoid hemorrhage, SDH subdural hematoma, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, CKD chronic kidney disease