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Clinical Study

Acute Mesenteric Ischemia after Cardiac Surgery: An Analysis of 52 Patients

Table 1

Preoperative values for intestinal ischemia after cardiac surgery.

VariableControl group
Patients with intestinal ischemia
value

Age (years)* 0.03
Gender, male/female100/50 (67/33)33/19 (65/35)0.87
BMI (kg/m²)* 0.25
Hypertension42 (28)17 (32)0.85
Creatinine >2 (mg/dL)5 (3)14 (28)0.004
Dialysis1 (1)01
Inotropic treatment >24 h5 (3)23 (45)<0.001
Smoking42 (28)34 (65)0.02
Emergency cardiac surgery14 (9)17 (33)0.01
Diabetes mellitus35 (23)14 (26)0.70
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease14 (9)7 (13)0.46
Stroke6 (4)3 (6)1
Peripheral vascular disease15 (10)16 (30)0.04
Left ventricular ejection fraction <30%14 (9)18 (34)0.002
Cardiogenic shock3 (2)15 (29)0.003
Unstable angina17 (11)7 (13)0.46
IABP6 (4)8 (16)0.05
Atrial fibrillation14 (9)8 (16)0.83
NYHA 4 14 (9)21 (41)0.006
Hyperlipidemia20 (13)6 (12)0.83

BMI: body mass index, IABP: intra-aortic balloon pump, NYHA: New York Heart Association.
is the number of nonmissing values; values in parentheses are percentages. *Data are presented as the mean ± SD where indicated.

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