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Table 3 Postoperative data and outcomes

From: Effect of moderate hypothermic circulatory arrest on neurological outcomes in elderly patients undergoing replacement of the thoracic aorta

 TotalYoung groupElderly groupp value
Postoperative status
 Stable325 (36.0%)258 (36.8%)67 (33.3%) 
  Stable with low-dose catecholamines533 (59.1%)411 (58.6%)122 (60.7%) 
  Stable with high-dose catecholamines33 (3.7%)22 (3.1%)11 (5.5%) 
  IABP/ECLS with catecholamines10 (1.1%)9 (1.3%)1 (0.5%) 
48-h drainage loss, mL600 (400, 950)550 (358, 900)600 (400, 1150)0.016
Re-exploration for bleeding, n59 (6.5%)51 (7.3%)8 (3.9%)0.090
Ventilation time, h17 (12 31)17 (11, 26)20 (15, 57)< 0.001
Tracheotomy, n69 (7.6%)50 (7.1%)19 (9.4%)0.293
Pulmonary infection58 (6.4%)37 (5.3%)21 (10.3%)0.009
New onset of hemodialysis, n48 (5.3%)36 (5.1%)12 (5.9%)0.667
Postoperative atrial fibrillation, n140 (15.7%)95 (13.7%)45 (22.6%)0.002
Postoperative delirium, n112 (12.4%)63 (9.0%)49 (24.1%)< 0.001
Postoperative stroke (CT-proofed), n52 (5.7%)42 (6.0%)10 (4.9%)0.569
Deep sternal wound infection, n12 (1.3%)6 (0.9%)6 (3.0%)0.032
Intensive care unit stay, days2 (1, 4)2 (1, 3)2 (1, 5)0.005
Hospital stay, days9 (7, 13)9 (7, 12)10 (8, 15)0.002
30-day mortality, n36 (4.0%)23 (3.5%)13 (7.1%)0.031