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Table 3 Postoperative results for the DAC and RAC groups

From: Double arterial cannulation versus right axillary artery cannulation for acute type A aortic dissection: a retrospective study

Variables DAC group (n = 341) RAC group (n = 90) P value Matched DAC group (n = 154) Matched RAC group (n = 77) P value
Mortality 46 (13.5%) 12 (13.3%) 0.969 26 (16.9%) 9 (11.7%) 0.299
Mechanical Ventilation (h) 42.39 ± 46.03 56.43 ± 57.01 0.026 41.28 ± 42.06 51.69 ± 53.95 0.165
Re-intubation 23 (6.7%) 3 (3.3%) 0.227 13 (8.4%) 3 (3.9%) 0.200
Tracheotomy 8 (2.3%) 5 (5.6%) 0.113 4 (2.6%) 4 (5.2%) 0.309
Re-exploration 21 (6.2%) 4 (4.4%) 0.536 5 (3.2%) 3 (3.9%) 0.799
Stroke 20 (5.9%) 0 0.019 6 (3.9%) 0 0.079
Paraplegia 5 (1.5%) 0 0.248 1 (0.6%) 0 0.479
AKI 91 (26.7%) 34 (37.8%) 0.039 38 (24.7%) 31 (40.3%) 0.015
CRRT 46 (13.5%) 12 (13.3%) 0.969 20 (13.0%) 9 (11.7%) 0.779
SSI 15 (4.4%) 0 0.043 7 (4.5%) 0 0.057
Limb malperfusion 6 (1.8%) 1 (1.1%) 0.665 2 (1.3%) 1 (1.3%) 1.000
Visceral malperfusion 8 (2.3%) 1 (1.1%) 0.466 7 (4.5%) 1 (1.3%) 0.203
ICU (day) 6.74 ± 8.27 6.82 ± 6.70 0.935 6.28 ± 7.33 6.45 ± 5.25 0.854
In-hospital time (day) 22.42 ± 13.59 23.19 ± 14.31 0.637 21.18 ± 12.41 23.59 ± 14.44 0.194
  1. AKI Acute kidney injury; CRRT continuous renal replacement therapy; SSI surgical site infection; ICU intensive care unit