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Table 1 Factors that affect the durations of MV and the length of ICU stay (hours, mean ± SD)

From: Early postoperative intensive care in cadaveric liver transplantation: factors affecting the length of intensive care unit stay

   Presence Absence P values
Hypoxemia and/or Hypercapnia MV 36 ± 27 12 ± 7 0.003
  ICU 69 ± 52 27 ± 52 0.009
Weaning difficulties from MV MV 52 ± 54 15 ± 15 0.0008
  ICU 102 ± 62 52 ± 24 0.011
Hemodynamic instability MV 34 ± 28 15 ± 14 0.013
  ICU 70 ± 54 38 ± 21 0.019
Increase in blood urea and/or creatinine levels MV 28 ± 26 13 ± 6 0.0027
  ICU 58 ± 46 36 ± 17 0.011
Fever MV 36 ± 28 13 ± 10 0.001
  ICU 70 ± 54 37 ± 17 0.01
Hypocalcemia MV 35 ± 30 18 ± 16 0.001
  ICU 74 ± 58 40 ± 24 0.02