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Table 5 Frequency of organ dysfunction among maternal near-misscases in the four study hospitalsa,b

From: A cross sectional study of maternal ‘near-miss’ cases in major public hospitals in Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria

  Egypt Lebanon Palestine Syria All
Al Galaa Hospital Rafik Hariri University Hospital Ramallah Hospital Dar Al Tawleed Hospital
  N = 32 N = 5 N = 16 N = 18 N = 71
  N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Cardiovascular dysfunction 19 (59.4) 0 (0) 2 (12.5) 3 (16.7) 24 (33.8)
Respiratory dysfunction 2 (6.3) 0 (0) 2 (12.5) 5 (27.8) 9 (12.7)
Renal dysfunction 1 (3.1) 3 (60.0) 2 (12.5) 2 (11.1) 8 (11.3)
Coagulation dysfunction 24 (75.0) 3 (60.0) 12 (75.0) 15 (83.3) 54 (76.1)
Hepatic dysfunction 4 (12.5) 4 (80.0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 8 (11.3)
Neurologic dysfunction 2 (6.3) 1 (20.0) 2 (12.5) 0 (0) 5 (7.0)
Uterine dysfunction 7 (21.9) 2 (40.0) 4 (25.0) 6 (33.3) 19 (26.8)
  1. aFor description of organ dysfunction, please note reference 21
  2. bSome cases may have encountered more than one dysfunction
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