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Table 5 Comparison of early and delayed prophylaxis group outcomes for grades 3, 4 and 5 hepatic injuries

From: A multicenter review of deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis practice patterns for blunt hepatic trauma

Variable Early Delayed
Total 8 35
Mean ISS 26 25
Mean Length of Hospital Stay (days) 23 27
ICU Admission (%) 38 37
Mean PAD DVT Prophylaxis Started 1 6
Blood Transfusion Post-Admission(%) 25 46
Mean Number of Blood Units 2 4
Arterial Embolization (%) 0 3
Failure of Non-operative Therapy(%) 0 6
Deep Venous Thrombosis (%) 0 7/35 (20)
Pulmonary Embolus (%) 0 1/35 (3)
  1. ISS = Injury Severity Score
  2. ICU = Intensive Care Unit
  3. PAD = Post Admission Day
  4. DVT = Deep Venous Thrombosis