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Table 6 Potential postoperative complications associated with postoperativemortality by univariate and multivariate analyses in those 32 patients whorequired critical care services during postoperative care

From: The critically ill patient after hepatobiliary surgery

Postoperative complications Univariate (P) Multivariate (P)
Respiratory failure 0.009 0.093
Bacteremia 0.696
Pneumonia 0.002 0.239
Upper gastrointestinal bleeding 0.116
Acute renal failure 0.696
Hepatic failure 0.004 0.863
Cardiac dysarrhythmias 0.130
Intra–abdominal abscess 0.999
Wound infection 0.999
Urinary tract infection 0.136
Myocardial ischemia/infarction 0.274
Central line infection 0.999
Intra-abdominal bleeding 0.999
Empyema 0.375
  1. Values are expressed as means ± standard deviation.