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Table 1 Demographics of the patient cohort

From: Coronary bypass grafting using crossclamp fibrillation does not result in reliable reperfusion of the myocardium when the crossclamp is intermittently released: a prospective cohort study

  Total (N = 16) Recoverers (N = 8) Non Recoverers (N = 8)
Age 67 (SD 9) 66 (SD 2) 67 SD(4)
Male 15 7 8
Diabetes (on insulin) 1 0 1
Ex/current smokers 12 6 6
BMI 28 (SD 3) 29 (SD 1) 27 (SD 1)
EF 63 (SD 14) 61 (SD 7) 65 (SD 4)
Prev MI 7 5 2
LMS disease 9 5 4
Triple vessel disease 14 6 8
Euroscore 2.6 (SD 1.7) 2.6 (SD 0.7) 2.5 (SD 0.5)
INTRAOPERATIVE DATA
CABG × 2 2 2 0
CABG × 3 13 6 7
CABG × 4 1 0 1
BIMA usage 4 1 3
Mean single XC time 9 (SD 2) range 4–15 mins 8.6 (SD 0.3) range 5–12 mins 9.5 (SD 0.5) range 4–15 mins
XC time 29 (SD 7) 28 (SD 3) 30 (SD 2)
Bypass time 68 (SD 16) 69 (SD 7) 67 (SD 4)