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Table 2 Baseline demographics

From: Intraoperative fluid optimization using stroke volume variation in high risk surgical patients: results of prospective randomized study

Parameters Vigileo group Control group P value
Number in group 60 60  
Male : Female 50 : 10 47 : 13 0.643
Age 66.73 ± 7.88 66.32 ± 8.38 0.78
Weight (kg) 80.47 ± 12.75 82.49 ± 17.18 0.466
Height (cm) 172.07 ± 7.2 172.1 ± 10.19 0.99
APACHE II score 6.59 ± 3.04 6.76 ± 2.61 0.758
SOFA score 1 (1-2) 1 (0-2) 0.82
POSSUM (operative score) 17 (16-20) 17 (14-20) 0.304
POSSUM (physiology score) 20 (19-23) 21 (19-23) 0.295
ASA (1:2:3:4:5) 0:14:37:9:0 0:11:40:9:0 0.646
Chronic disease    
   Coronary artery disease 32 (53%) 31 (52%) 0.942
   Hypertension 56 (93%) 56 (93%) 0.721
   Peripheral artery disease 31 (52%) 30 (50%) 0.971
   COPD/Asthma bronchiale 13 (22%) 12 (20%) 0.964
   Other pulmonary pathology 5 (8%) 3 (5%) 0.767
   Cerebrovascular disease 8 (13%) 8 (13%) 0.786
   Diabetes mellitus 21 (35%) 23 (38%) 0.851
   Chronic kidney disease 5 (8%) 4 (7%) 0.89
   Malignancy 23 (38%) 23 (38%) 0.851
   Age > 70 years 24 (40%) 21 (35%) 0.706
Surgical procedure    
   Colo-rectal surgery 17 (28%) 16 (27%) 0.935
   Pancreatic surgery 5 (8%) 3 (5%) 0.767
   Intraabdominal vascular surgery 38 (63%) 41 (68%) 0.701
Surgery cancelled (Figure 1) 9 (15%) 6 (10%) 0.581
Epidural analgesia 35 (58%) 37 (62%) 0.794
  1. Values are presented as absolute (percentage), mean ± standard deviation or median (interquartile range).
  2. APACHE II, Acute Physiology And Chronic Health Evaluation score II; ASA, American Society of Anesthesiologists' physical status classification; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; POSSUM, physiologic and operative severity score for the enumeration of mortality and morbidity score; SOFA, Sequential Organ Failure Assessment score.