Table 2

Comparison of characteristics between respondents and non-respondents

Variable

Respondents

(n = 50)

Non-respondents

(n = 16)

P value


Type of surgery

0.407b

AFB for Aneurysmatic disease

19 (37)

4 (29)

AFB for occlusive disease

31 (63)

12 (71)

Age in years, median (IQR)

64 (56 - 70)

61 (55 - 70)

0.884c

Sex, n (%)

0.452b

Male

48 (98)

16 (94)

Female

1 (2)

1 (6)

BMI (Kg/m2), median (IQR)

23 (20 - 24)

25 (22 - 27)

0.393c

Duration of anaesthesia (min.), median (IQR)

300 (270 - 336)

300 (240 - 360)

0.729c

Temperature at admission, median (IQR)

34.5 (33.2 - 35.6)

34.5 (33.3 - 36.0)

0.084c

ASA Physical status

0.481a

I/II

18 (37)

7 (41)

III/IV

31 (63)

10 (59)

Troponin at admission, median (IQR)

0.04 (0.01 - 0.04)

0.01 (0.01 - 0.05)

0.780b

Total RCRI

0.442a

≤ 2

26 (53)

8 (47)

>2

23 (47)

9 (53)

Hypertension n.(%)

36 (74)

13 (77)

0.541b

Hyperlipidemia, n (%)

22 (45)

11 (65)

0.130b

Ischaemic heart disease

23 (47)

6 (35)

0.293b

History of congestive heart disease

11 (22)

2 (12)

0.283b

History of cerebrovascular disease

1 (2)

2 (11)

0.050b

Insulin therapy for diabetes

3 (6)

0(0)

0.403b

Renal insufficiency

1 (2)

0 (0)

0.742b

Dependency in P-ADL

1 (2)

0 (0)

0.817b

Dependency in I-ADL

6 (12)

0 (0)

0.279b

Previous Katz, median (IQR)

0 (0 - 0)

0 (0 - 0)

0.636c

Previous Lawton, median (IQR)

7 (7 - 7)

7 (7 - 7)

0.226c

SAPS II, median (IQR)

18 (13 - 24)

15 (12 - 23)

0.643c

APACHE II, median (IQR)

9 (7 - 13)

8 (5 - 11)

0.121b

Hours of ICU length of stay, median (IQR)

43 (23 - 68)

44 (40 - 56)

0.467c

Days of hospital length of stay, median (IQR)

11 (8 - 20)

15 (8 - 32)

0.210c


a Pearson χ2, b Fisher's exact test, cMann-Whitney U test, IQR, interquartile range

AFB, aorto-bifemoral bypass surgery; BMI, Body Mass Index; RCRI, Revised Cardiac Risk Index; I-ADL, Instrumental Activities of Daily Living; P-ADL, Personal Activities of Daily Living; SAPS II, Simplified Acute Physiology Score; APACHE II Acute Physiology & Chronic Health Evaluation PACU; PACU, Post Anaesthesia Care Unit.

Abelha et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2010 10:15   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-10-15

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