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Table 1

From: Does adoption of new technologies require high operative volume? Our results with sutureless aortic bioprostheses

   Intuity group (n = 7) Conventional group (n = 7) *p
   Median Min.-Max. Median Min.-Max.  
Age (years) 76 71-79 64 43-82 0.035
Euroscore II 6.48 2.56-10.55 3.41 1.53-8.97 >0.05
CBP time (min) 102 58-218 102 60-158 >0.05
Crossclamp time (min) 78 45-133 79 52-118 >0.05
Valve size 21 21-27 25 23-27 >0.05
Concomitant procedures 4 2  
Aortic Valve Gradients (mmHg) Preop Max. 71 30-95 49 28-106 >0.05
  Preop Mean 46.50 16-61 29.50 21-51 >0.05
  Postop Max. 15.50 8-19 26 18-47 0.006
  Postop Mean 9 7-13 14 9-24 0.046