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Table 3 Cox proportional hazards regression model for mortality risk assessment

From: Resternotomy does not adversely affect outcome after left ventricular assist device implantation

Variables HR (95% CI) p value
Resternotomy 0.86 (0.434–1.690) 0.65
Age 0.98 (0.952–1.019) 0.38
Male gender 0.84 (0.409–1.719) 0.63
LVEF 1.02 (0.977–1.061) 0.39
DT 2.83 (1.207–6.649) 0.02
CHD 1.06 (0.552–2.051) 0.85
Hypertension 0.88 (0.447–1.714) 0.70
Diabetes 1.32 (0.737–2.362) 0.35
ECLS 1.21 (0.506–2.880) 0.67
Invasive ventilation 1.47 (0.643–3.340) 0.36
  1. LVEF left ventricular ejection fraction, DT destination therapy, CHD coronary heart disease, ECLS extracorporeal life support, HR hazard ratio, CI confidence interval