Table 2: Binary logistic regression analysis of level 3 care with patient characteristics, operative variables,and postoperative outcomesa.

Level 3 care > median (19.25 h)Univariate analysis Odds ratio (95% CI) Multivariate analysis Odds ratio (95% CI)
No meanYes mean

Age67.670.31.0 (1.0-1.0)0.165
Ischaemic time83.895.51.0 (1.0-1.0) 1.01 (1.0-1.0)0.887
CPB time112.4125.71.0 (1.0-1.0) 1.0 (1.0-1.0)0.550
Log creatinine1.961.985.9 (0.3–124)0.249
Log BMI1.421.421.1 (0.1–119)0.9742
Log EuroSCORE0.730.772.2 (0.5–10.9)0.325
Log sRAGE preop −0.33 −0.31 8.5 (2.2–32.5) 0.002 a16.6 (1.8–155.4) 0.014 b
Log sRAGE postop0.340.423.7 (1.0–14.5)0.0650.24 (0.0–2.7)0.244
Log S100A8/9 preop−0.040.131.5 (0.3–6.8)0.617
Log S100A8/9 postop0.200.2911.7 (1.5–89.4)0.018 a5.7 (0.6–52.1)0.120

CPB: cardiopulmonary bypass; BMI: body mass index; and .
Significant relationship following univariate analysis.
Significant relationship following multivariate analysis.