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Table 2 ISS ≥ 20 and TC ≥ 90 mg/dL is a Risk for Late VAP

From: Attenuated hypocholesterolemia following severe trauma signals risk for late ventilator-associated pneumonia, ventilator dependency, and death: a retrospective study of consecutive patients

  No LVAP LVAP P Value
Patients 95 (62.5%) 57 (37.5%)  
48-hour TC (mg/dL) 108.6 ± 31.6 114.3 ± 27.8 0.26
ISS 26.5 ± 11.9 30.6 ± 13.0 0.048
ISS × TC 2762.4 ± 1243.7 3487.6 ± 1789.2 0.004
  1. ISS, Injury Severity Score; TC, total cholesterol; VAP, ventilator-associated pneumonia; LVAP, late VAP