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Predictive Factors for ICU and Ward Stay After CABG

Author(s): Fereydoun Sabzi | Abdolrasoul Moloudi

Journal: Journal of Tehran University Heart Center
ISSN 1735-8620

Volume: 1;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 163;
Date: 2006;
Original page

Keywords: Ward stay | ICU stay | Coronary artery risk factors | Open heart surgery

"nBackground: To determine factors that predicts ICU and ward stay during hospitalization for coronary artery surgery. "nMethods: Data were collected retrospectively from 200 patients. ICU and ward stay time was divided into two groups and compared by X2 and t test and variables with a p value of less than 0.1 were included in logistic regression model. Specificity and sensitivity of tests were examined by ROC curve. "nResults: Mean time of ICU and ward stay (day) was 3.89 and 11.07 days respectively. The mean volume of transfused blood in group 1 (ICU stay‚ȧ3 day) was 694 ml and in group 2 (>3 day) was 1231 ml where the difference was significant (p
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