Table 1. Clinical Characteristics of the 24 Patients with Computed Tomography Maxillary Sinusitis, Comparing Patients with or without Ventilator-associated Infectious Maxillary Sinusitis

* Because of coma (N = 5), cardiac arrest (N = 2), aspiration pneumonia (N = 1), or polytrauma (N = 1).

† Because of coma (N = 1) or aspiration pneumonia (N = 1).

‡ One additional patient had a gastrostomy.

§ Including meningitis-encephalitis (N = 2), septic shock (N = 2), pneumonia (N = 1), and polytrauma (N = 1).

∥ Including meningitis–encephalitis (N = 1), septic shock (N = 1), pneumonia (N = 4), and peritonitis (N = 1).

# Including ventilator-associated pneumonia (N = 4), septic shock (N = 3), peritonitis (N = 1), and catheter-related bacteremia (N = 1).

** Including ventilator-associated pneumonia (N = 1) and endocarditis (N = 1).

VAIMS = ventilator-associated infectious maxillary sinusitis; SAPS = simplified acute physiology score; ND, not done.