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Table 1 (abstract P211). Population characteristics (#thoracotomy significant vs. sternotomy and laparotomy; MV mechanical ventilation, BMI body mass index)

From: 38th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine

  Laparotomy (n=12) Sternotomy (n=23) Thoracotomy (n=8) p
Age (years) 68.0 [60.5-81.5] 72.0 [63.0-81.0] 76.0 [68.0-79.5] 0.7809
Males 7 (58.3%) 13 (56.5%) 5 (62.5%) 0.9570
BMI 27.2 [23.4-32.0] 26.0 [23.2-29.3] 26.7 [23.2-29.6] 0.6588
Weaning failure 3 (25.0%) 7 (30.4%) 7 (87.5%)# 0.0080
MV length (min) 285 [220-375] 285 [240-360] 300 [240-450] 0.8595
ICU stay (days) 1 [1-3] 1 [1-2] 2 [2-6] 0.2156