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Table 3 Distribution of the patients according to timing of death (day) and cause of death

From: Validity of neuron-specific enolase as a prognostic tool in acute ischemic stroke in adults at Suez Canal University Hospital

  No. (%)
Timing of death (days)
 Mean ± SD 9.2 ± 3.8
 Median (Min.–Max.) 8.5 (5.0–16.0)
Cause of death
 Brain herniation 5 (83.3%)
 Hospital acquired pneumonia 1 (16.7%)
 Multiple organ failure 0 (0%)
 Use of mechanical ventilation 0 (0%)