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Table 2 Variables measured.

From: Efficacy of TachoSil® patches in controlling Dacron suture-hole bleeding after abdominal aortic aneurysm open repair

Variable TachoSil® (n = 10) Control (n = 10) P
Time to haemostasis (s) 264.0 ± SD 127.1 408 ± SD 159.5 0.026
Blood loss during the operation (cc) 503 ± SD 20.7 615 ± SD 60.3 <0.001
Blood loss after cross-clump removal (g) 26.5 ± SD 4 45.4 ± SD 4.6 <0.001
Duration of operation (min) 117 ± SD 15 119.9 ± SD 20.7 0.199
Drain volume (cc) 116.7 ± SD 41.4 134.5 ± SD 42.8 0.034
Requirement for blood transfusion 1.3 ± SD 0.8 1.4 ± SD 0.8 0.968
Surgeons rating of efficacy 2.6 ± SD 0.5 2.2 ± SD 0.8 0.257
  1. SD: standard deviation; n: numbers of patients; sec: seconds; cc: cubic centimetres; g:grams; min: minutes.