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Table 3 Outcomes of the patients according to the difference between adjusted and unadjusted postoperative serum creatinine

From: Hemodilution is associated with underestimation of serum creatinine in cardiac surgery patients: a retrospective analysis

  Underestimation
n = 353
Normal
n = 641
Overestimation
n = 340
P value
Outcome variables
 Ventilation dependent days (days) 1.7 [1.0–2.0] 1.2 [0.5–1.5] 1.0 [0.5–1.5] < 0.001
 ICU stay (days) 3.2 [1.0–4.0] 2.1 [1.0–3.0] 2.0 [1.0–3.0] < 0.001
 Hospital stay (days) 13.8 [10–15] 12.0 [10–14] 12.0 [10–15] 0.012
 CRRT [n (%)] 0 (0.0) 2 (0.3) 3 (0.9) 0.591
 In-hospital mortality [n (%)] 4 (1.1) 5 (0.8) 5 (1.5) 0.154
  1. The data in the table are expressed as median ± interquartile range or number (%). P value is for the comparison among groups