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Table 1 Patient Characteristics

From: Risk analysis and outcome of mediastinal wound and deep mediastinal wound infections with specific emphasis to omental transposition

Patient Demographics Superficial N = 68 DMWIN = 52 Control N = 3896 pValue
Age 66.3 ± 9.9 67.1 ± 8.7 63.7 ± 10.7 NS
Gender (M) 86.7% 84.5% 78% NS
DM 19.2% 28.8% Diet: 4.5% Oral:8% Insulin:3.6% 0.023
Creatinine > 200 μmol/l 1.95% 5.05% 2.21% 0.027
Smoking History 67.8% 78.9% 69.7% NS
PVD 14.6% 16.8% 18.3% NS
COAD 13.2% 19.2% 17.9% NS
Leg wound infection 10.3% 11.5% 9.1% NS
BMI > 30 44.2% 46.1% 42.9% NS
EF Good: 63.7% Moderate: 31.4% Poor: 4.9% Good: 65.4% Moderate 28.5% Poor: 6.1% Good: 68.4% Moderate: 26.3% Poor: 5.3% NS
Priority (Elective) 33.8% 32.7% 34.5% NS
Logistic Euroscore 4.2 ± 1.9 7.3 ± 3.6 3.71 ± 1.25 NS
Reoperation for bleeding 4.4% 3.9% 4.5% NS
Prolong ventilation 5.8% 34.6% 6.8% < 0.001
Tracheostomy 1.5% 9.6% 1.8% < 0.001
New dialysis required 4.4% 11.5% 4.9% < 0.001
Re-intubation rate 4.4% 13.4% 4.7% < 0.001
Hospital stay(days) 19 ± 6 59 ± 21.5 9 ± 2.5 < 0.001