Table 6: Postoperative outcome in both groups.

VariableGroup I (Propofol) No. = 25Group II (Isoflurane) No. = 25 𝑃 value

Atelectasis requiring bronchoscopy520.22
Pneumonia410.16
ARDS00N/A
Respiratory failure requiring ventilation100.31
Oxygen need at hospital discharge00N/A
30-day mortality00N/A
Total number of complications1030.02*
ICU stay (hours)37 (7)26 (8)0.02*
Hospital stay (days)11 (5)7 (4)0.03*

ARDS: Adult respiratory distress syndrome; ICU: Intensive care unit; N/A: Not applicable.
Data are expressed as numbers or as mean (SD). * 𝑃 < 0 . 0 5 between both groups.