Table 1

Demographic data of patients

N=20
Sex, male/female12/8 (male: 60%)
Age, years64 (56–73)
Thoracic AIS score4 (4–5)
ISS29 (22–41)
Mechanism of injury
 Motor vehicle crash14 (70%)
 Fall from height6 (30%)
Days after injury until operation4 (2–7)
  • Data are presented as median (25%–75% IQR) or number (%).

  • AIS, Abbreviated Injury Scale; ISS, Injury Severity Score.