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Table 4 Comparison of outcomes among neonates with and without hyponatremia

From: Postoperative hyponatremia in neonates with esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula receiving restricted hypotonic fluids

  Neonates with hyponatremia (n = 21) Neonates without hyponatremia (n = 69) P value
Ventilation days. a 8.2 ± 4.6 5.5 ± 2.5 0.0008
Inotropes (n%) 80% 75% 0.63
Urine output (Avg for 3 days) ml/kg/h a 1.6 ± 0.6 2 ± 0.6 0.008
Length of hospital stay a 11.7 ± 8.7 11.2 ± 5.6 0.75
Avg fluid received a 102.7 ± 9.9 104 ± 7.9 0.53
Seizures (n%) 2(9.5%) 1(1.4%) 0.07
Sepsis (n%) 12(57%) 24(34.7%) 0.06
Mortality (n%) 15(71%) 17(24%) 0.0001
  1. aMean ± SD