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Table 2 Surgical data and postoperative complications

From: Totally biological composite aortic stentless valved conduit for aortic root replacement: 10-year experience

  N valid  
Operative priority 67  
   Elective   45 (67.2%)
   Urgent   15 (22.4%)
   Emergency   4 (6%)
   Salvage   3 (4.5%)
Number of operations 67  
   First   56 (83.6%)
   Second   10 (14.9%)
   Third   1 (1.5%)
Type of aortic valve lesion 67  
   Stenotic   18 (26.9%)
   Regurgitant   35 (52.2%)
   Mixed   14 (20.9%)
Explanted valve 67  
   Native   52 (77.6%)
   Bioprosthesis   7 (10.4%)
   Mechanical   7 (10.4%)
   Homograf   1 (1.5%)
Aortic valve pathology 67  
   Calcific degeneration   29 (43.3%)
   Myxomatous degeneration   11 (16.4%)
   Prosthetic valve failure   9 (13.4%)
   Congenital   5 (7.5%)
   Annuloaortic ectasia   3 (4.5%)
   Dissection   3 (4.5%)
   Infection   2 (3%)
   Rheumatic   1 (1.5%)
   Other degenerative   1 (1.5%)
   Unknown   3 (4.5%)
Pathology of the aorta 67  
   Aneurysm   54 (80.6%)
   Dissection   9 (13.4%)
   Infection   4 (6%)
No-React ® BioConduit size 67  
   20   1 (1.5%)
   21   5 (7.5%)
   23   7 (10.4%)
   25   23 (34.3%)
   27   24 (35.8%)
   29   4 (6%)
   31   1 (1.5%)
   Unknown   2 (3%)
Other cardiac procedures 67  
   CABG   17 (24.4%)
   Replacement/repair of other valves   3 (4.5%)
   LV Aneurysmectomy   1 (1.5%)
   Other procedures   5 (7.5%)
CBP time (min); mean (SD) 65 183 (86)
Range: 96-554
CPB time (P25, P50, P75)   135; 155; 207
Aortic XC time (min); mean (SD) 65 130 (45)
Range: 63-275
Aortic XC time (min) (P25, P50, P75)   99.5; 117; 146.5
Circulatory arrest time; mean (SD) 28 33.71 (17)
Range: 4-69
Circulatory arrest time (P25, P50, P75)   24.2; 28.5; 43.7
Postoperative complications   
   Atrial fibrillation 67 17 (25.4%)
   Low cardiac ouput 67 11 (16.4%)
   Renal complication 67 5 (7.5%)
   Neurological 67 3 (4.5%)
   Implantation of PPM 67 3 (4.5%)
   Pulmonary 67 2 (3%)
   Infective complications 67 2 (3%)
   G.I. complications 67 2 (3%)
   Re-sternotomy for bleeding 67 2 (3%)
   Sternal resuturing 67 1 (1.5%)
   Readmitted to ITU 67 1 (1.5%)