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Table 2 Intraoperative and postoperative data, perioperative transfusion.

From: Are there independent predisposing factors for postoperative infections following open heart surgery?

Intraoperative and postoperative data Values
Intraoperative factors  
Duration of anesthesia (hours) 6,35 ± 1,69
Duration of extra-corporeal circulation (min) 146.94 ± 55.14
Ischemia time (min) 109.27 ± 45.97
Degree of hypothermia (οC) 30.27 ± 1.61
Emergency operation 11 (6.4%)
Postoperative factors  
Intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) 18 (10.5%)
Duration of mechanical ventilation (days) 1.9 ± 4.23
Re-intubation 22 (12.8%)
Tracheotomy 8 (4.7%)
Enteral nutrition for >10 days 5 (2.9%)
Parenteral nutrition for >10 days 6 (3.5%)
Re-operation 13 (7.6%)
Complications in the CVICU 44 (25.6%)
Re-admission to the CVICU 20 (11.6%)
Length of stay in the CVICU (days) 4.23 ± 6.4
Perioperative transfusions  
N of RBC units transfused 4.37 ± 2.9
N of FFP units transfused 4.36 ± 3.8
N of PLT units transfused 5.85 ± 5.1
  1. CVICU: cardio-vascular intensive care unit