TABLE 3.

Comparison of Patients Stratified by Development of Postoperative Complications

Developed Complications (n = 11)Had No Complications (n = 39)P
Age (years)*66.6 ± 1562.2 ± 9.50.21
BMI (kg/m2)*34.9 ± 6.536.8 ± 8.60.70
Duration of surgery (hours)*4.7 ± 3.22.8 ± 1.90.1
Duration of intubation (hours)*14.5 ± 223.7 ± 2.00.04
Length of intensive care unit stay (days)*1.0 ± 1.50.1 ± 0.40.0023
A1C (%)*8.5 ± 1.57.0 ± 1.20.0021
Median A1C (%)7.96.5
Pre-induction glucose (mg/dL)*194.9 ± 65.6145.9 ± 520.01
Glucose on postoperative day 1*159.9 ± 48.5168.8 ± 50.30.59
Glucose variability on postoperative day 1*43.0 ± 41.319.6 ± 19.00.04
  • * Mean ± SD.

  • Bold indicates statistical significance.