Table 2

Univariate analysis for determinants of survival after hepatectomy
Variable Nonsurvivors/survivors OR(95%CI) P(a)
n (%)or median(IQR) n =13 n =57
Type of hepatectomy surgery 0.105 (b)
  for malignant disease 13 (100) / 45 (78)
  for benign disease 0 (0) /12 (21) 1
Age 65 (54 – 71) / 57 (44 – 66) 1.04 (0.99 – 1.10) 0.109
Gender 0.759
  Female 6 (46) / 29 (51) 1
  Male 7 (54) / 28 (49) 0.83 (0.25 – 2.77)
BMI, median 25 (22 – 31) /25 (22 – 29) 0.99 (0.88 – 1.13) 0.981
Type of anesthesia 0.424
  General 10 (77) /49 (86) 1
  Combined general loco regional 3 (23) / 8 (14) 1.84 (0.41 – 8.16)
Duration of anesthesia (minutes) 300 (255 – 395) / 300 (265–330) 1.01 (0.99 – 1.01) 0.161
ASA Physical status 0.443 (b)
  I/II 0 (0) /23 (40) 1
  III/IV 13 (100) / 34 (60)
Intraoperative fluid volume, median
  Crystalloids (L.) 4.2 (4.0– 5.0) / 4.0 (3.1 – 4.9) 1.26 (0.86 – 1.87) 0.239
  Colloids (L.) 0.5 (0–1.0) / 0.5 (0 – 0.5) 1.39 (0.34 – 5.79) 0.649
  Erythrocytes(Unit) 1(0 – 3.0) /0(01) 2.92(1.256.81) 0.013
  Fresh Frozen plasma (Unit) 0 (0 – 0) / 0 (0 – 0) 1.44 (0.80 – 2.58) 0.221
  Platelets (Unit) 0 (0 – 0) / 0 (0 – 0) 1
Temperature at admission 34.2 (33.3 – 35.1) / 35.0 (33.9 – 35.6) 0.72 (0.44 – 1.17) 0.184
Hypertension 8 (62) / 29 (51) 1.55 (0.45 – 5.30) 0.489
Hyperlipidaemia 7 (54) / 18 (32) 2.53 (0.74 – 8.61) 0.138
Pulmonary obstructive disease 2 (15) / 6 (11) 1.55 (0.28 – 8.70) 0.621
Ischemic heart disease 3 (23) / 3 (5) 5.40 (0.95 – 30.7) 0.057
Congestive heart disease 3 (23) / 7 (12) 2.14 (0.47 – 9.73) 0.324
Cerebrovascular disease 2 (15) /1 (2) 10.18 (0.85 – 122) 0.067
Insulin therapy for diabetes 2 (15) / 1 (2) 10.18 (0.85 – 122) 0.067
Renal insufficiency 1 (8) / 3 (5) 1.50 (0.14 – 15.7) 0.735
RCRI 0.019
  ≤2 10 (77)/56(98) 1
  >2 3(23) / 1(2) 16.8(1.59178)
Delirium 9 (69) /8(14) 13.78(3.4255.60) <0.001
Previous score in Katz scale 0 (0 – 0) / 0 (0 – 0) 1
Previous score in Lawton scale 7 (7 – 7) / 7 (7 – 7) 1
SAPS II,median 32.0(23.548.0) / 24.0(13.033.5) 1.07(1.021.12) 0.011
APACHE II 12.0(10.516.0) /7.0 (4.09.0) 1.55(1.211.98) <0.001
Length of PACU stay (hours) 20 (18 – 80) / 21 (19 – 50) 1.01 (0.99 – 1.03) 0.276
Length of Hospital stay (days) 14 (7 – 17) / 10 (7 – 13) 1.00 (0.95 – 1.06) 0.906

IQR, Interquartil range; OR, Odds Ratio; CI, Confidence Interval.

a) P value (binary logistic regression); b) Fisher’s exact test.

BMI, Body mass index; ASA, American Society of anesthesiologists; RCRI, Revised cardiac risk index; PACU, Post Anesthesia Care Unit; SAPS, Simplified Acute Physiology Score; APACHE II Acute Physiology & Chronic Health Evaluation.

Veiga et al.

Veiga et al. BMC Anesthesiology 2013 13:4   doi:10.1186/1471-2253-13-4

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