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Table 4 Operative Variables

From: Long term survival after coronary endarterectomy in patients undergoing combined coronary and valvular surgery – a fifteen year experience

Variable N Dead P Value
Cross Clamp Time 94.5+24.1   0.947
Re exploration    
   No 36 0 1.000
   Yes 5 4  
Peri operative Infarct    
   Yes 3 2 0.021
   No 38 2  
Low Cardiac output    
   Yes 9 4 0.001*
   No 32 0  
Ionotropes    
   Yes 27 4 0.280
   No 14 0  
Vasoconstrictors    
   Yes 10 3 0.039*
   No 31 1  
IABP    
   Yes 7 4 0.0003*
   No 34 0  
Arrhythmia    
   SR 21 1 0.203
   AF/SVT 18 2  
   VF/VT 2 1  
Arrest    
   Yes 2 2 0.007*
   No 39 2  
Temporary Pacing    
   Yes 16 1 1.000
   No 25 3  
Ventilation duration    
   <48 hr 33 2 0.165
   >48 hrs 8 2  
PPM    
   Yes 3 1 0.271
   No 38 3  
  1. * Significant at P < 0.05