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Table 5 Baseline factors predictive of LCOS incidence based upon a multivariate logistic regression analysis

From: Prophylactic use of levosimendan in pediatric patients undergoing cardiac surgery: a prospective randomized controlled trial

VariableOR95% CIp value
Randomization to levosimendan0.380.15–0.940.037
  1. Per the “10 events per variable” principle, this multivariate logistic regression model incorporated the most relevant variables related to levosimendan randomization, age, and RACHS and for 1-month increase
  2. OR odds ratio, BMI body mass index, CI confidence interval, CPB cardiopulmonary bypass, RACHS Risk Adjustment for Congenital Heart Surgery