Skip to main content

Table 3 Blood product consumption

From: Early extubation is associated with improved outcomes after complete surgical repair of pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect and hypoplastic pulmonary arteries in pediatric patients

  Early extubation (n = 14) Matched controls (n = 28) p value
PRBCs (mL/kg) 15.5 (0, 32.8) 22.2 (8.1, 54.2) 0.121
Platelets (mL/kg) 0 (0, 6.8) 0 (0, 7.6) 0.515
FFP (mL/kg) 0 (0, 12.2) 12.9 (0, 29.6) 0.041
  1. NOTE. Non-normally distributed variables: medians with 25th to 75th percentile
  2. Abbreviations: FFP fresh frozen plasma, PRBCs packed red blood cells