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30 March 2022: Clinical Research

COVID-19 Pandemic Was Associated with Lower Activity but Not Higher Perioperative Mortality in a Large Eastern European Center

Stefan Andrei 12ABCDEF , Sebastian Isac 23ABDE* , Diana Jelea 2ABCDEF* , Cristina Martac 2ABCDEF , Mihai-Gabriel Stefan 4DEF , Mihail Cotorogea-Simion 2BCD* , Cristina Georgiana S. Buzatu 2BDEFG , Daiana Ingustu 2BDE , Imam Abdulkareem 2BD , Catalin Vasilescu 56DEF , Daniela Filipescu 14DEF , Gabriela Droc 12ABCDEF

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.935809

Med Sci Monit 2022; 28:e935809

Table 2 Univariate and multivariate regression analysis of factors associated with mortality.

VariableUnivariate analysisMultivariate analysis
Age (year)1.051.019–1.0810.001
Sex (Male)0.7340.372–1.450.374
Malignancy (yes)0.9420.469–1.8920.867
Length of surgery (h)1.0440.856–1.2730.672
Intraoperative PRBC transfusion1.2560.293–5.390.759
Pandemic period1.4470.65–3.2210.365
Wave period0.8970.402–1.9990.79
OR – odd ratio; CI – confidence interval; PRBC – packed red blood cells; ASA – American Society of Anesthesiology risk score.

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