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Table 3 CT-scan characteristics at admission and 3 months after COVID-19

From: Cluster analysis unveils a severe persistent respiratory impairment phenotype 3-months after severe COVID-19

   At admission 3-month assessment p-value
n   47 62  
Delay after the onset of symptoms 12.7 ± 8.0 117.8 ± 23.0  
Radiological findings    
 No abnormalities 0 (0.0) 6 (9.7) 0.003
 Ground glass and/or reticulations 32 (68.1) 24 (38.7)
 Fibrosis 15 (31.9) 33 (53.2)
CT-Score    
 Total 23 [14] 7 [13]  < 0.0001
 Upper right lobe 2.3 [1.8] 1.0 [3.0] 0.056
 Middle lobe 2.0 [2.0] 1.0 [1.0]  < 0.0001
 Lower right lobe 2.8 [2.0] 2.0 [5.0] 0.949
 Upper left lobe 7.0 [6.0] 1.0 [2.3]  < 0.0001
 Lingula 3.0 [2.0] 0.8 [1.0]  < 0.0001
 Lower left lobe 14.0 [9.5] 1.0 [3.5]  < 0.0001
  1. Data are expressed as numbers (percentages), mean ± SD, or median [interquartile range]
  2. p-values were calculated only for patients with CT-scan both at admission and 3-months assessment (n = 47)