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Table 2 Patient characteristics undergoing open right hepatectomy

From: Impact of a goal directed fluid therapy algorithm on postoperative morbidity in patients undergoing open right hepatectomy: a single centre retrospective observational study

  GDFT group (n = 26) Usual care group (n = 32) p-value
Patient characteristics
 Age (years) 62 (52 to 71) 62 (52 to 71) 0.68
 Male: Female 14 to 12 14 to 18 0.59
 Body mass index (kg/m2) 25 (23 to 33) 25 (23 to 29) 0.37
 ASA Class II 8 (31%) 12 (38%) 0.78
 ASA Class III 18 (69%) 20 (62%) 0.78
 Malignancy 24 (92%) 31 (97%) 0.58
Preoperative blood tests
 Hemoglobin (g/l) 135 (124 to 146) 131 (119 to 146) 0.75
 Albumin (g/L) 42 (39 to 44) 40 (36 to 43) 0.09
 Bilirubin (μmol/l) 8.5 (7 to 13.5) 10 (7 to 14) 0.80
 Creatinine (μmol/l) 76 (62 to 80) 63 (55 to 81) 0.25
 eGFR (mL/min per 1.73 m2) 90 (74 to 90) 89 (70 to 90) 0.99
 Alkaline phosphatase (IU/L) 122 (65 to 171) 105 (76 to 213) 0.56
 Alanine transaminase (U/L) 41 (21 to 71) 28 (19 to 46) 0.09
 Platelets (×109/L) 207 (159 to 263) 183 (158 to 273) 0.84
 Prothrombin time (s) 11 (11 to 12) 12 (11 to 13) 0.10
 Activated partial thromboplastin time (s) 27 (25 to 29) 29 (25 to 33) 0.06
Intraoperative factors
 Volatile anesthesia 4 (15.3%) 5 (16.6%) > 0.99
 Propofol anesthesia 10 (38.5%) 18 (56.3%) 0.30
 Volatile and propofol anesthesia 12 (46.2%) 9 (28.1%) 0.18
 Duration of surgery (mins) 330 (238 to 356) 305 (246 to 423) 0.76
 Specimen weights (g) 800 (465 to 1080) 780 (487 to 1013) 0.98
 Lowest temperature (°C) 35.3 (34.9 to 35.6) 35.8 (35.3 to 36.3) 0.004
 Baseline central venous pressure 6 (4 to 8) 8 (5 to 10) 0.36
 Pre-resection central venous pressure 5 (3 to 7) 4 (2 to 6) 0.12
 Post-resection central venous pressure 7 (3 to 10) 5 (2 to 8) 0.15
  1. ASA American society of anesthesiologists
  2. Data represented as median (interquartile range) or number (proportion)