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Table 3 Other Postoperative Complications in Relation to Postoperative Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) Treatment

From: Effect of postoperative positive airway pressure on risk of postoperative atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery in patients with obstructive sleep apnea: a retrospective cohort study

Outcomes Categorical Variables, N (%) No Postoperative PAP (N = 76) Postoperative PAP (N = 76) Unadjusted Odds Ratio (95% CI)
In-Hospital Death 3 (4.0) 4 (5.3) 1.35 (0.29 – 6.26)
Code Blue while on Telemetry Floor 4 (5.3) 2 (2.6) 0.49 (0.09 –2.74)
Reinbutation 4 (5.3) 7 (9.2) 1.83 (0.51 – 6.52)
Tracheostomy 0 1 (1.3)  
PE and/or DVTa 4 (5.3) 5 (6.6) 1.27 (0.33 – 4.91)
Renal Replacement Therapy 5 (6.6) 4 (5.3) 0.79 (0.20 – 3.06)
ICUb Readmission 4 (5.3) 3 (4.0) 0.74 (0.16 – 3.42)
Cerebrovascular Event 4 (5.3) 2 (2.6) 0.49 (0.09 – 2.74)
Seizures 0 1 (1.3)  
Initial ICU Length of Stayc ≥ 4 days 27 (35.5) 31 (40.8) 1.25 (0.65 – 2.41)
Hospital Length of Stay ≥ 10 days 29 (38.2) 24 (31.6) 0.75 (0.38 – 1.46)
Length of Stay as Continuous Variable, Median (IQR)
Initial ICU Length of Stay (days) 3 (2 – 5) 2 (2 – 4.5)  
Hospital Length of Stay (days) 8 (7 – 12) 8 (6 – 12.5)  
  1. aPulmonary embolus and/or deep vein thrombosis as indicated by radiographic (including ultrasound) or autopsy
  2. bIntensive care unit
  3. cThe period between immediate postoperative care to discharge to telemetry unit, not including ICU readmission days