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Table 5 Pulmonary complications

From: Does the “obesity paradox” exist after transcatheter aortic valve implantation?

Variable Overall (n = 109) BMI (kg/m2) p-value
 < 21.9 (n = 27) 21.9–27.0 (n = 55)  > 27.0 (n = 27)
Intubation time (hours) 9.1 ± 6.9 8.7 ± 4.2 8.9 ± 6.0 9.1 ± 7.3 0.872
Baseline PaO2/FiO2 (mmHg) 446.67 ± 50.95 451.90 ± 58.35 437.72 ± 78.85 379.88 ± 73.35 0.038
Transitional extubation, PaO2/FiO2 (mmHg) 386.67 ± 67.88 426.84 ± 59.54 366.85 ± 69.78 300.65 ± 70.40 0.030
Postextubation 12th hour, PaO2/FiO2 (mmHg) 417.58 ± 55.15 438.80 ± 65.98 410.10 ± 45.58 345.20 ± 50.35 0.043
Postextubation 24th hour, PaO2/FiO2 (mmHg) 418.18 ± 64.24 425.02 ± 29.54 405.56 ± 58.85 420.80 ± 69.52 0.856
Postextubation 48th hour, PaO2/FiO2 (mmHg) 426.06 ± 36.06 442.89 ± 60.38 384.05 ± 36.85 423.65 ± 49.97 0.896
Postextubation 72th hour, PaO2/FiO2 (mmHg) 393.67 ± 46.06 407.28 ± 45.58 405.38 ± 35.54 392.59 ± 41.88 0.873
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviations (SD)
  2. T text for continuous variables