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Table 5 Visceral function in patients with prolonged circulatory arrest

From: Modified hypothermic circulatory arrest for emergent repair of acute aortic dissection type a: a single-center experience

Parameters DHCA MHCA p Value
  (n=15) (n=9)  
Lactate (mmol/L)
Postoperative 1 hours 9.5±3.7 10.0±3.0 0.09
Postoperative 4 hours 6.1±2.9 5.8±3.4 0.32
Creatinine (umol/L) day 3 328.8±281.6 233.1±186.1 0.007
BUN (umol/L) day 3 27.1±10.6 23.9±9.1 0.044
Total bilirubin (umol/L) day 3 55.0±26.3 36.6±23.4 0.010
ALT (IU/L) day 3 119.2±34.7 96.5±49.8 0.039
AST (IU/L) day 3 97.8±82.6 81.3±69.0 0.018
  1. BUN, blood urea nitrogen; ALT, alanine aminotransferase; AST, aspartate aminotransferase.