Table 3

Operating room arrival, resuscitation and response

DCL
(n=18)
DEF
(n=21)
Beginning of operation
 First temperature, °F95.7 (94.3, 98.1)95.9 (94.3, 97.3)
 First SBP, mm Hg103 (92, 120)98 (77, 132)
 First pulse, bpm102 (87, 112)118 (92, 132)
 First lactic acid3.6 (2.6, 6.8)5.3 (3.9, 6.2)
 First base excess−6 (−11 to –4)−6 (−10 to –4)
 First hematocrit33 (31, 38)33 (28, 35)
Resuscitation
 Fluid, mL1600 (800, 2100)2000 (1300, 2600)
 Red blood cells, units5 (1, 7)6 (4, 7)
 Fresh frozen plasma, units5 (0, 8)6 (4, 7)
 Platelets, units4 (0, 6)6 (0, 6)
 Tranexamic acid1 (6%)3 (14%)
 Blood loss, mL800 (300, 2000)800 (400, 1500)
End of operation
 Last temperature, °F96.9 (95.7, 97.7)97.1 (95.9, 98.2)
 Last SBP, mm Hg110 (98, 133)109 (96, 120)
 Last pulse, bpm89 (82, 100)94 (89, 104)
 Last lactic acid3.3 (2.6, 5.1)3.6 (3.1, 5.0)
 Last base excess−4 (-6, -3)−3 (-5, -2)
 Last hematocrit29 (26, 35)31 (27, 36)
  • Continuous data presented as: median (IQR); categorical data presented as: number (%).

  • DCL, damage control laparotomy; DEF, definitive laparotomy; F, Fahrenheit; SBP, systolic blood pressure.