International Journal of Pediatrics / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Is the Time Necessary to Obtain Preoperative Stabilization a Predictive Index of Outcome in Neonatal Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia?

Table 2

Trend of respiratory, blood-gas-derived, hemodynamic, and metabolic indexes at the three considered times (PICU admission, before surgery, after surgery) in the 55 patients stabilized and submitted to surgery, divided into two groups according to the duration of preoperative stabilization stage (≤24 hours or >24 hours).

PICU admissionBefore surgeryAfter surgery

Indexes≤24 h>24 h≤24 h>24 h≤24 h>24 h
OI ns
A-aDO2 (mmHg) 0.039
a/AO2 0.047
paCO2 (mmHg) 0.015
pH ns
PAM (mmHg) ns
Urine output (mL/h) 0.048
Lactate (mmol/L) ns
No R-L shunt ns

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