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Clinical Study

Timing of Tracheotomy in Mechanically Ventilated Critically Ill Morbidly Obese Patients

Table 2

Clinical outcomes stratified by weaning success.

Successful weaning
Failure to wean

Nosocomial pneumonia, (%)12180.82
Total duration of mechanical ventilation, days18.1 ± 6.925.2 ± 12.80.002
ICU length of stay, days20.1 ± 7.624.9 ± 10.80.01
Hospital length of stay, days31.7 ± 16.139.7 ± 16.70.02
Hospital mortality, (%)5 (13)23 (36)0.01

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