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Table 3 Postoperative C-reactive protein values and leukocyte counts in peripheral blood

From: Perioperative statin medication impairs pulmonary outcome after abdomino-thoracic esophagectomy

Variable All patients Propensity score-matched patients
Statin ( −) patients (n = 91) Statin ( +) patients (n = 26) p value psmStatin ( −) patients (n = 52) psmStatin ( +) patients (n = 26) p value
Leukocytes [giga/l]   MV   MV    MV   MV  
 POD 0 (on arrival at ICU) 9.2 (3.6–29.6) 1 8.9 (3.0–24.6) 0 0.5736 9.5 (3.7–29.6) 1 8.9 (3.0–24.6) 0 0.5180
 POD 1 10.4 (4.0–23–6) 1 10.7 (5.3–23.1) 0 0.4664 10.2 (4.4–23.6) 0 10.7 (5.3–23.1) 0 0.5076
 POD 2 11.2 (1.8–24.6) 0 11.5 (6.7–19.0) 0 0.4607 10.4 (1.8–24.6) 0 11.5 (6.7–19.0) 0 0.4297
 POD 3 8.9 (4.4–34.1) 8 9.5 (1.9–17.9) 0 0.9010 8.9 (4.4–34.1) 2 9.5 (1.9–17.9) 0 0.8652
 POD 4 7.6 (3.9–106.0) 14 8.4 (2.7–18.2) 1 0.5285 7.4 (3.9–106.0) 7 8.4 (2.7–18.2) 1 0.5728
 POD 5 7.7 (3.4–21.5) 23 8.4 (3.9–16.7) 2 0.5572 7.7 (3.4–16.6) 13 8.4 (3.9–16.7) 2 0.7989
 POD 6 8.7 (3.4–23.1) 26 9.9 (5.8–15.2) 5 0.2070 9.3 (3.4–19.2) 12 9.9 (5.8–15.2) 5 0.5286
 POD 7 9.4 (3.0–29.0) 25 10.7 (5.4–15.8) 5 0.2578 9.8 (3.0–29.0) 16 10.7 (5.4–15.8) 5 0.4923
 POD 8 11.0 (4.1–33.3) 36 11.0 (5.9–22.4) 5 0.8800 10.7 (4.1–31.5) 17 11.0 (5.9–22.4) 5 0.8990
 POD 9 11.6 (4.5–49.7) 30 11.5 (6.2–22.3) 3 0.8923 12.3 (4.9–40.7) 17 11.5 (6.2–22.3) 3 0.8115
 POD 10 13.0 (4.2–38.7) 37 11.3 (7.1–28.2) 5 0.7101 12.4 (4.7–37.8) 18 11.3 (7.1–28.2) 5 0.7950
C-reactive protein [mg/l]   MV   MV    MV   MV  
 POD 0 (on arrival at ICU) 5.2 (0–256.0) 1 5.2 (0.5–106.7) 2 0.7730 8.7 (0.0–256.0) 0 5.2 (0.5–106.7) 2 0.6670
 POD 1 93.4 (31.2–226.2) 1 88.4 (48.9–155.3) 0 0.8296 94.4 (35.4–226.2) 0 88.4 (48.9–155.3) 0 0.7385
 POD 2 202.8 (55.3–359.4) 0 211.0 (110.7–329.3) 0 0.2472 194.0 (55.3–359.4) 0 211.0 (110.7–329.3) 0 0.2091
 POD 3 185.1 (68.5–365.4) 8 234.1 (26.3–403.9) 0 0.1290 186.3 (68.5–365.4) 2 234.1 (26.3–403.9) 0 0.0683
 POD 4 156.9 (30.1–405.8) 14 194.3 (85.8–410.0) 1 0.0557 156.9 (51.4–405.8) 7 194.3 (85.8–410.0) 1 0.0931
 POD 5 138.1 (25.4–348.0) 23 150.1 (40.7–539.1) 2 0.4632 139.9 (25.4–345.2) 13 150.1 (40.7–539.1) 2 0.4748
 POD 6 124.5 (6.0–423.2) 25 148.8 (36.8–390.9) 5 0.3188 123.8 (14.1–423.2) 12 148.8 (36.8–390.9) 5 0.3351
 POD 7 122.5 (8.3–445.1) 25 135.4 (19.9–316.4) 5 0.4019 133.7 (8.3–445.1) 16 135.4 (19.9–316.4) 5 0.6611
 POD 8 147.1 (6.0–431.8) 36 213.6 (12.0–491.9) 5 0.4714 147.1 (6.0–431.8) 17 213.6 (12.0–491.9) 5 0.6116
 POD 9 138.2 (5.6–412.9) 32 153.2 (22.1–446.9) 3 0.3319 138.2 (5.6–412.9) 17 153.2 (22.1–446.9) 3 0.4550
 POD 10 148.7 (4.9–393.9) 37 159.8 (22.9–310.5) 5 0.3018 127.2 (8.1–393.9) 18 159.8 (22.9–310.5) 5 0.2638
  1. Data are given in median and minimum to maximum ranges. MV Missing values, including patients who died during postoperative day 0–10, psm Propensity score matched, POD Postoperative day