Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 5 Logistic regression analysis argatroban vs. heparin (n = 186)

From: Bleeding complications after cardiac surgery, before anticoagulation start and then with argatroban or heparin in the early postoperative setting

ModelBleeding complications
OR (95% CI)p-value
Argatroban crude4.1 (2.0–8.6)< 0.001
 Primary model confounder before argatroban
  argatroban adjusted preoperative hemoglobin, operation time, SAPS score, pTTmax2.2 (0.9–5.1)0.06
Sensitivity analysis
 Preoperative confounder
  argatroban adjusted preoperative hemoglobin, quick-value, operation time, SAPS score, pTTmax2.2 (0.9–5.2)0.06
 Postoperative confounder
  argatroban adjusted preoperative hemoglobin, operation time, SAPS score, pTTmax, liver cell damage, MELDmax, Bilimax2.1 (0.8–5.2)0.11
  1. Values reaching significance are merked bold