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Table 4 Postoperative variables

From: Aortic arch cannulation with the guidance of transesophageal echocardiography for Stanford type A aortic dissection

Variables Group A(n = 33) Group F(n = 29) Total(n = 62) P value
Length of ICU stay(days) 5.50 ± 3.35 4.62 ± 1.75 5.12 ± 2.79 0.200
Fail to come out of ICU 5(15.15%) 8(27.59%) 13(20.97%) 0.230
Re-enter ICU 3(9.09%) 1(3.45%) 4(6.54%) 0.616
Wake time(h) 7.22 ± 3.78 12.35 ± 12.64 9.59 ± 9.29 0.046
Fail to wake 5(15.15%) 5(17.24%) 10(16.13%) 1.000
Intubation time(hours) 43.54 ± 36.38 36.52 ± 27.54 40.37 ± 32.57 0.393
Fail to remove the intubation 5(15.15%) 6(20.69%) 11(17.74%) 0.569
Tracheostomy 3(9.09%) 2(6.90%) 5(8.06%) 1.000
Length of remove chest tube(days) 11.48 ± 3.90 9.30 ± 3.70 10.52 ± 3.93 0.913
Chest tube drainage(ml/24 h) 688.63 ± 363.03 715.31 ± 435.82 701.31 ± 396.12 0.385
Fail to remove chest tube 4(12.12%) 6(20.69%) 10(16.13%) 0.569
Thoracentesis 10(30.30%) 13(44.83%) 23(37.10%) 0.237
Thoracic cavity closed drainage 2(6.06%) 1(3.45%) 3(4.84%) 1.000
Hemorrhage requiring rethoracotomy 1(3.03%) 0 1(1.61%) 1.000
Sepsis 1(3.03%) 1(3.45%) 2(3.23%) 1.000
Temporary neurological dysfunction 13(39.39%) 19(65.52%) 32(51.61%) 0.040
Stroke 3(9.09%) 1(3.45%) 4(6.54%) 0.616
Renal failure 2(6.06%) 3(10.34%) 5(8.06%) 0.658
Circulatory failure 1(3.03%) 4(13.79%) 5(8.06%) 0.176
Multiple organ failure 2(6.06%) 2(6.90%) 4(6.54%) 1.000
Intestinal ischemic 0 1(3.45%) 1(1.61%) 0.468
Limb ischemic 0 1(3.45%) 1(1.61%) 0.468
30-day-mortality 3(9.09%) 8(27.59%) 11(17.74%) 0.057
Rehospitalization 0 1(3.45%) 1(1.61%) 0.468