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Table 6 Preoperative 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
Steroids 9.4 (2.1-43) 0.004
Peripheral vascular disease 3.7 (1.4-9.9) 0.008
Cardiogenic chock 4.9 (1.2-19) 0.023
NYHA 4 4.2 (1.6-13) 0.004
  1. NYHA New York Heart Association.