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Table 3 Clinical outcomes of AKI patients in the GDRRT and DHF groups

From: New, goal-directed approach to renal replacement therapy improves acute kidney injury treatment after cardiac surgery

  GDRRT (n = 70) DHF (n = 70) P value
Hospital mortality (%) 45.7% 48.6% 0.734
30-d mortality (%) 41.4% 54.3% 0.128
Hospital stay (d) 25 (14, 32) 23 (13, 36) 0.998
ICU stay (h) 238.9 (119.9 - 483.8) 360.0 (178.8 - 552.9) 0.026
Mechanical ventilation days 6 (3 - 15) 9 ( 6 - 19) 0.046
Hospitalization expense (US$) 1515.4 ± 461.5 2307.7 ± 430.8 < 0.01
RRT frequency 2 (1 - 6) 4 (2- 9) 0.018
Duration of the RRT sessions    
    First (h) 4 ± 1 5 ± 1 < 0.01
    Average (h) 5 ± 1 6 ± 2 < 0.01