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Table. 3 Outcomes

From: Bilirubin adsorption versus plasma exchange for hyperbilirubinemia in patients after cardiac surgery: a retrospective study

Variable Bilirubin adsorption (n = 14) Plasma exchange (n = 42) P value
Death (n, %) 10, 71.4% 38, 90.4% 0.078
CRRT (n, %) 12, 85.7% 30, 71.4% 0.285
IABP (n, %) 3, 21.4% 22, 52.4% 0.044
ECMO (n, %) 3, 21.4% 21, 50.0% 0.061
Re-intubation (n, %) 9, 64.2% 17, 40.5% 0.122
Septic shock (n, %) 5, 35.7% 22, 52.4% 0.280
Ventricular arrhythmias (n, %) 9, 64.2% 19, 45.2% 0.217
Hepatic encephalopathy (n, %) 5, 35.7% 30, 71.4% 0.017
Peak VIS after adsorption/exchange 51.5 ± 12.2 65.1 ± 15.6 0.002
Peak lac adsorption/exchange (mmol/L) 8.4 ± 2.1 10.6 ± 2.3 0.004
  1. Lac: arterial lactate