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Table 2 Clinical details of SHI patients (CSF group)

From: RANTES levels in peripheral blood, CSF and contused brain tissue as a marker for outcome in traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients

Parameters CSF samples (n = 10)
Ageb 32.7 ± 14.9
Sexa
 Male 10 (100)
 Female 0
Mode of injurya
 RTA 6 (60)
 Fall 3 (30)
 Miscellaneous 1 (10)
ICU Length of stay 10 (1–42)
Hospital length of stayb 24.2 ± 9.6
Systolic BPb 114.12 ± 36.3
Time elapsed from injury to sampling (h) 8 (5–11)
Red blood cells cells/cumm 110 (23-full field)
White blood cells (0–5 MNC/cumm) 330 (0–800)
Glucose (40–70-mg/dl) 61 (9–98)
Protein (mg/dl) 109.5 (56–865)
Emergency surgery
 Yes 7 (70)
 No 3 (30)
Sepsis
 Yes 4 (40)
 No 6 (60)
Outcomea
 Alive 6 (60)
 Dead 4 (40)
Glasgow outcome score (GOS)a
 Good recovery 4 (40)
 Moderate disability 0
 Severe disability 1 (10)
 Persistent vegetative 1 (10)
 Death 4 (40)
  1. aFrequency (%)
  2. bMean ± SD