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Table 4 Multivariate predictors of composite surgical mortality and major morbidity in 165 patients

From: Pericardiectomy for constrictive pericarditis: single-center experience in China

Covariate Odds ratio P value
(95% confidence interval)
Age 1.08(1.04-1.12) 0.02
Male sex 0.67(0.29-1.47) 0.64
Diabetes 0.94(0.26-3.45) 0.92
NYHA 3.78(1.77-8.98) <0.001
Surgical approach (thoractomy/sternotomy) 1.36(0.26-8.87) 0.725
Intraoperative use of CPB 2.13(1.03-4.57) 0.038
Hemodialysis 20.24(6.78-58.53) <0.001
  1. NYHA = New York Heart Association; CPB = cardiopulmonary bypass.