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Table 3 Factors identified as predictive of major postoperative events* by uni-and multivariate analysis

From: Risk factor analysis for fast track protocol failure

  Univariate Multivariate
  p HR 95% CI p HR 95% CI
Readmission ICU ,001 ,144 ,057-,364 ,001 ,149 ,069-,32
Prior Prior Percutanous Cardiac Intervention ,047 2,586 1,014-6,596 ,02 ,41 ,195-,089
Ejection fraction < 40% ,055 2,733 ,978-7,633 ,01 3,07 1,23-7,57
Carotid stenosis > 50% ,103 3,193 ,792-12,873    
Operation time >280 min ,106 ,353 ,100-1,248    
Smoker ,151 2,324 ,736-7,338    
BMI > 30 ,161 2,333 ,714-7,622    
Main stem stenosis ,161 2,256 ,724-7,031    
Dyslipidaemia ,218 ,489 ,156-1,528    
Pulmonary Hypertension ,219 2,572 ,571-11,581    
Euroscore > 8 ,227 ,468 ,137-1,603    
COPD ,252 ,493 ,147-1,653    
Perfusion time > 100 min ,291 1,899 ,578-6,242    
CABG ,435 1,653 ,468-5,841    
Diabetes mellitus ,560 ,759 ,300-1,917    
Hypertension ,737 1,388 ,205-9,406    
Cross clamp time >60 min ,784 1,188 ,346-4,087    
Age > 65 ys ,802 1,134 ,424-3,036    
Male ,809 ,875 ,295-2,594    
ASA > 3 ,864 1,118 ,313-3,999    
Renal insufficiency ,915 1,070 ,308-3,716    
NYHA > III ,945 1,034 ,404-2,643    
  1. (Major postoperative events* = low cardiac output, mortality, renal failure, re-thoracotomy, septic shock, wound healing disturbances, stroke.