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Table 3 Postoperative data

From: Benefits of ultra-fast-track anesthesia in left ventricular assist device implantation: a retrospective, propensity score matched cohort study of a four-year single center experience

  LVAD match LVAD ultra p-values LVAD conv p-values
n = 13 n = 13 LVAD match vs. LVAD ultra n = 30 LVAD conv vs. LVAD ultra
Time to extubation in hr. 42.3 ± 32.1 1.2 ± 1.3 0.0002 56.5 ± 67.7 0.0001
Re-intubation n (%) 3 (23.1) 1(7.7) 0.125 8(26.7) 0.236
ICU stays in hrs n (%) 153.1 ± 95.9 60.2 ± 43.3 0.016 186.1 ± 163.1 0.0008
Hospital LOS in days after Implantation 26.3 ± 14.9 22.1 ± 9.5 0.055 37.8 ± 23.6 0.026
Pneumonia n (%) 7 (46.5) 1 (7.7) 0.031 10 (33.3) 0.129
Sepsis n (%) 3 (23.1) 0 0.250 7 (23.3) 0.082
Delirium n (%) 6 (46.5) 0 0.031 14 (46.7) 0.003
Hemodialysis n (%) 3 (23.1) 0 0.250 8 (26.7) 0.081
GFR 24 h. post-op mL/min. 58.1 ± 11.1 62.8 ± 10.2 0.331 51.9 ± 16.5 0.033
Re-thoracotomy n (%) 0 0 - 3 (10) 0.541
Inotropic support in hr. 88.5 ± 108 15.9 ± 19.5 0.001 113.3 ± 120.2 0.001
RVF n (%) 6 (46.5) 0 0.031 8 (26.7) 0.081
RV-ECMO n (%) 0 0 - 5 (16.7) 0.300
  1. Bold writing indicates significance
  2. GFR glomerular filtration rate (mL/min.), ICU intensive care unit, LOS length of stay, Post-op postoperative, RV-ECMO extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a right ventricular assist device, RVF right ventricular failure