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Table 1 Patient’s demographics

From: Intraoperative change of lactate level is associated with postoperative outcomes in pediatric cardiac surgery patients: retrospective observational study

Variables median (IQR) or n(%)
Age (months old) 14 (3, 45)
Gender (male) 236/459(52.7%)
RACHS-1 3(2, 3)
Lowest temperature during CPB (°C) 32 (28,32)
CPB time, (min) 91 (66, 128)
The use of epinephrine after weaning from CPB 60/459 (13.1%)
ICU stay (day) 6 (3, 8)
The duration between LacFIRST and LacLast (min) 62 (37, 87)
LacFirst(mmol/L) 2.1 (1.3, 3.2)
LacLast (mmol/L) 2.5 (1.6, 3.8)
LAC (mmol/L) 0.3 (0, 1.0)
  1. RACHS-1: Risk-Adjusted classification for Congenital Heart Surgery Version 1.
  2. CPB: cardiopulmonary bypass.
  3. ICU: intensive care unit.
  4. LacFIRST: lactate level measured at the end of cardiopulmonary bypass.
  5. LacLAST: lactate level measured at the end of operation.
  6. LAC: change of lactate levels after weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass.