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Table 5 Multivariate risk factors for intestinal ischemia after cardiac surgery

From: Intestinal ischemia after cardiac surgery: analysis of a large registry

Variable Odds Ratio (95% confidence interval) p value
Postoperative creatinine > 200 (μmol/L) 17.5 (5.8-53) <0.001
IABP 3.5 (1.0-12) 0.046
Prolonged ventilator time* 6.2 (1.7-23) 0.006
Cerebrovascular insult 7.8 (2.3-27) 0.001
  1. IABP intra-aortic balloon pump, *24 hours after cardiac surgery.