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Table 4 Post-operative support and outcomes

From: Alkaline phosphatase activity after cardiothoracic surgery in infants and correlation with post-operative support and inflammation: a prospective cohort study

Outcome variable No bypass n = 13 CPB n = 29 DSC n = 27 P-value No bypass vs. CPB P-value No bypass vs. DSC P-value CPB vs. DSC
Intubation, hours 28 (16, 48) 40 (18, 72) 117 (74, 165) ns < 0.001 <0.0001
Length of hospital stay, days 12 (6, 15) 10 (7, 14) 21 (13, 28) ns < 0.01 <0.0005
Length of ICU stay, days 3 (2.5, 6) 4 (3, 7) 9 (6, 15) ns < 0.05 <0.01
VIS24 0 (0, 3) 8 (3, 11) 15 (12, 20) < 0.005 < 0.0001 <0.0001
VIS48 0 (0, 0) 3 (0, 7) 13 (10, 18) < 0.05 < 0.0001 <0.0001
VIS72 0 (0, 0) 0 (0, 4) 11 (5, 15) ns < 0.001 <0.0001
Poor outcome 1 (9%) 1 (4%) 7 (26%) ns ns <0.05
  1. Unless otherwise specified, categorical data are expressed as n (%) and continuous data are expressed as median (25th, 75th percentiles). CPB, cardiopulmonary bypass; DSC, delayed sternal closure; ICU, intensive care unit; VIS, vasoactive-inotropic score; ns, not significant.