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Table 4 Outcome of patients with methanol intoxication, stratified according to status of renal damage as AKI or non-AKI (n = 50)

From: Acute kidney injury and the risk of mortality in patients with methanol intoxication

Variable AKI patients
(n = 33)
Non-AKI patients
(n = 17)
All patients
(N = 50)
P value
Gastric lavage, n (%) 22 (66.7) 7 (41.2) 29 (58.0) 0.084
Endotracheal intubation, n (%) 21 (63.6) 5 (29.4) 26 (52.0) 0.022*
Inotropic agent infusion, n (%) 13 (39.4) 3 (17.6) 16 (32.0) 0.118
Sodium bicarbonate, n (%) 27 (81.8) 7 (41.2) 34 (68.0) 0.004**
Ethanol, n (%) 13 (39.4) 8 (47.1) 21 (42.0) 0.603
Fomepizole, n (%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1.000
Folic acid, n (%) 18 (54.5) 8 (47.1) 26 (52.0) 0.616
Haemodialysis, n (%) 24 (72.7) 13 (76.5) 37 (74.0) 0.775
Duration of hospitalization, day 9.5 ± 9.1 8.8 ± 8.0 9.2 ± 8.7 0.785
In-hospital mortality, n (%) 13 (39.4) 1 (5.9) 14 (28.0) 0.012*
  1. *P < 0.05 and **P < 0.01