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Table 3 Clinical and hematological predictors of in-hospital mortality in IE patients

From: Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) as independent predictors of outcome in infective endocarditis (IE)

  Mortality (N = 30) Survival (N = 112) p value
Heart failure on admission 6 (20%) 10 (8.9%) 0.106
Fulminant sepsis 19 (63.3) 15 (13.4%) < 0.001
Renal insufficiency creatinine > 2 gm/dl 17 (56.7%) 26 (23.2%) < 0.001
End stage renal disease 12 (40%) 22 (19.6) 0.020
Splenic abscess/infarction 9 (30%) 20 (17.9) 0.054
Lung abscess 9 (30) 16 (14.3%) 0.103
Cerebral hemorrhagic infarction 4 (13.3%) 3 (2.7%) 0.036
Intracranial/subarachnoid hemorrhage 7 (23.3%) 4 (3.6%) 0.002
Embolization to different organs 23 (76.6%) 67 (59.8%) 0.065
Responded to medical treatment 3 (10%) 54 (48.2%) < 0.001