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Table 2 Operative and Perioperative Details

From: Double vs single internal thoracic artery harvesting in diabetic patients: role in perioperative infection rate

  Group 1 Group 2 p value
Type of surgery    
   CABG 41 (100.0%) 40 (100.0%)  
On Pump 41 (100.0%) 40 (100.0%)  
Number of ITA grafts used    
One 41 (100.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0.000
Two 0 (0.0%) 40 (100.0%)  
Number of distal anastomosis 3.3 ± 0.9 3.2 ± 6.7 0.810
With vein grafts 1.9 ± 0.8 1.0 ± 0.5 0.000
With arterial grafts 1.3 ± 0.5 2.3 ± 0.5 0.000
Duration of operation (min) 245.8 ± 40.0 272.8 ± 44.2 0.005
CPB time (min) 97.0 ± 21.6 110.8 ± 21.1 0.005
Cross-clamp time (min) 66.7 ± 18.6 87.0 ± 18.2 0.000
Re-exploration for bleeding 0 (0.0%) 2 (5.0%) 0.241
Postoperative bleeding (ml) 513.9 ± 239.6 836.5 ± 1025.1 0.059
Transfused patients 14 (34.1%) 11 (27.5%) 0.632
Red blood cell units 0.9 ± 1.4 0.8 ± 2.0 0.893
Postoperative intubation (hours) 7.8 ± 6.7 7.0 ± 5.9 0.676
Intensive Care Unit stay (days) 2.4 ± 4.1 1.8 ± 0.7 0.311