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Table 1 Patient demographics and surgical characteristics

From: Clinical and economic impact of goal-directed fluid therapy during elective gastrointestinal surgery

  GDFT (n = 201) Traditional (n = 200) p value
Sex (male/female, n) 116/85 125/75 0.328
Age (mean ± SD, year) 62.7 ± 12.2 62.2 ± 12.3 0.697
Height (mean ± SD, cm) 161.1 ± 7.3 162.0 ± 7.5 0.243
Weight (mean ± SD, kg) 57.1 ± 9.9 60.3 ± 10.9 0.002
ASA physical status (II/III/IV, n) 140/58/3 154/44/2 0.248
Comorbidities
 Coronary artery disease (yes/no, n) 12/189 14/186 0.675
 Hypertension (yes/no, n) 50/151 48/152 0.838
 Diabetes mellitus (yes/no, n) 22/179 18/182 0.516
 Surgical type (gastric/small bowel/colonic/rectal, n) 34//3/70/94 46/1/67/86 0.228
 Surgical approach (open/laparoscopic, n) 23/178 21/179 0.763
 Arterial line inserted (yes/no, n) 201/0 183/17 < 0.001
 Surgical duration (median (IQR), min) 219 (180–268) 220 (180–260) 0.327