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Table 2 Detailed causes of death (n%)

From: Association between serum ferritin levels and clinical outcomes in maintenance hemodialysis patients: a retrospective single-center cohort study

Cause of death Total (n = 116) LF (n = 87) HF (n = 29)
Death 36 23 15
CV events 13 (34%) 6 (26%) 6 (40%)
Infections 12 (32%) 9 (30%) 6 (40%)
Others 9 (24%) 6 (26%)a 3 (20%)b
Unknown 2 (5.3%) 2 (8.7%) 0
  1. LF low-ferritin, HF high-ferritin, CV cardiovascular
  2. aTwo cases of non-occlusive mesenteric ischemia, one case of ischemic colitis, one case of exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, one case of liver failure, and one case of cardiopulmonary arrest due to hemoptysis
  3. bTwo cases of liver failure and one case of rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysm