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Table 3 Cause of death (n = 31) taking into account the quantitative level of microparticles in ascites

From: Absolute quantification of microparticles by flow cytometry in ascites of patients with decompensated cirrhosis: a cohort study

Ascites MP level Cause of death
Liver failure Sepsis Bleeding Cardiac Unknown
<488.4/μL (n = 101) n = 10 n = 6 n = 2 n = 2 n = 8
>488.4/μL (n = 62) n = 1 n = 1 n = 0 n = 0 n = 1
  1. Liver failure was the main cause of death