Table 2

CXR and laboratory findings

Overall
(n=200)
PH
(n=24)
No PH
(n=176)
P valueRVD
(n=29)
No RVD
(n=171)
P value
CXR findings
 Multiple lung infiltrates175/200 (87.5)23/24 (95.8)152/176 (86.4)0.322†25/29 (86.2)150/171 (87.7)0.766†
 Bilateral lung infiltrates165/200 (82.5)21/24 (87.5)144/176 (81.8)0.774†23/29 (79.3)142/171 (83.0)0.625*
 Right lung severity score (0–4)1 (1–2)2 (2–3)1 (1–2) <0.001 1 (1–2)1 (1–2)0.987
 Left lung severity score (0–4)1 (1–2)3 (2–3)1 (1–2) <0.001 2 (1–2)1 (1–2)0.567
 Final severity score (0–8)3 (2–4)5 (3–7)3 (2–4) <0.001 3 (2–5)3 (2–4)0.568
 Final severity score ≥477/200 (38.5)17/24 (70.8)60/176 (34.1) 0.001*13/29 (44.8)64/171 (37.4)0.449*
Laboratory findings
 Leucocytes (*109/L)7.2 (5.5–9.8)9.0 (7.6–12.2)7.0 (5.3–9.5) 0.003 7.1 (5.7–8.4)7.2 (5.4–10.0)0.552
 Lymphocytes (*109/L)1.2 (0.9–1.8)0.9 (0.7–1.2)1.2 (1.0–1.8) 0.001 1.2 (1.0–1.7)1.2 (0.9–1.8)0.910
 Haemoglobin (g/dL)12.3 (10.9–13.7)12.3 (10.5–14.0)12.4 (10.9–13.7)0.82912.8 (11.4–14.4)12.3 (10.7–13.5)0.126
 Platelets (*109/L)270 (201–367)212 (173–294)282 (214–370) 0.029 283 (192–394)269 (210–365)0.819
 Creatinine (mg/dL)0.9 (0.8–1.2)1.0 (0.8–1.7)0.9 (0.8–1.1)0.2230.9 (0.8–1.1)0.9 (0.7–1.2)0.576
 C reactive protein (mg/L)38.1 (13.3–93.5)106.2 (17.2–147.5)36.3 (12.6–81.3) 0.011 18 (4.0–45.9)42.0 (16.4–95.4) 0.019
 D-dimer (µg/mL)1.2 (0.5–2.9)3.4 (0.6–6.8)1.1 (0.5–2.5) 0.013 0.7 (0.5–1.5)1.3 (0.5–3.5)0.075
 Interleukin-6 (pg/mL)41 (21–97)120 (39–185)39 (18–84) 0.003 42 (26–157)40 (19–96)0.360
 Ferritin (ng/mL)1032 (591–1638)1107 (538–2596)1027 (593–1618)0.9411128 (526–1679)1019 (591–1638)0.863
 Lactate dehydrogenase (U/L)328 (259–452)419 (350–560)321 (254–442) 0.003 376 (286–516)326 (255–443)0.161
 Total bilirubin (mg/L)0.6 (0.4–0.9)0.8 (0.5–1.0)0.6 (0.4–0.9)0.1090.6 (0.4–1.0)0.6 (0.4–0.9)0.406
 Aspartate transaminase (U/L)43 (31–61)51 (32–64)42 (31–61)0.35846 (32–63)42 (30–61)0.304
 Alanine transaminase (U/L)41 (27–71)35 (25–61)43 (27–73)0.30056 (28–78)40 (26–67)0.243
 High-sensitivity troponin T (ng/L)13.6 (6.0–30.0)43.5 (15.3–75.5)12.0 (5.8–25.0) 0.001 24.3 (11.4–67.1)12.7 (5.5–24.6) 0.006
 Creatine phosphokinase (U/L)85 (47–139)105 (68–294)81 (47–135)0.062123 (61–175)76 (44–129) 0.010
 NT-proBNP (pg/mL)256 (89–707)1408 (610–2963)194 (85–577) <0.001 625 (143–1481)209 (85–604) 0.011
  • Data are presented as n/N (%) or median (Q25–Q75).

  • Bold values represent significant p values.

  • 2 test.

  • †Fisher’s exact test.

  • CXR, chest X-ray; NT-proBNP, N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide; PH, pulmonary hypertension; RVD, right ventricular dysfunction.