Skip to main content

Advertisement

Springer Nature is making SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

Table 1 Demographic and perioperative characteristics of the study population

From: Assessment of the effect on blood loss and transfusion requirements when adding a polyethylene glycol sealant to the anastomotic closure of aortic procedures: a case–control analysis of 102 patients undergoing Bentall procedures

Bentall procedure PEG sealant (N = 48) Control (no sealant) (N = 54) p-value
Demographic characteristics
Gender (male) 31 37 NS
Age (years) 66.9 ± 9.5 70.3 ± 10.9 NS
Weight (kg) 82.6 ± 15.1 78.9 ± 13.9 NS
Surgical history (n,%) 6 (12.5) 6 (11.1) NS
 Aortic-valve replacement 3 2 NS
 CABG 3 4 NS
EuroSCORE 13.7 ± 7.7 14.4 ± 6.2 NS
Preoperative characteristics
Urgency of surgery (%)    
 Elective 42 (87.5) 46 (85.2) NS
 Urgent 4 (8.3) 6 (11.1) NS
 Emergent 2 (4.2) 2 (3.7) NS
Intraoperative characteristics
CPB time (min) 167.71 ± 64.24 155.94 ± 46.35 NS
Aortic clamp time (min) 109.71 ± 36.88 102.64 ± 26.52 NS
Total operative duration (min) 215.40 ± 69.35 231.78 ± 65.25 NS
Postoperative characteristics
Drainage volume (ml, within 48 hours) 985 ± 972 1709 ± 1302 0.002
(220–6500) (325–7500)
RBC (average per patient in ml) 761 ± 863 1248 ± 1206 0.02
FFP (average per patient in ml) 413 ± 532 779 ± 834 0.009
Rethoracotomy (n,%) 1 (2) 6 (11.1) 0.07
  Due to diffuse bleeding 1 3  
  Due to hematoma 0 3  
Duration of ICU stay (days) 4.2 ± 3.6 6.5 ± 6.3 0.03
Duration of total hospital stay (days) 16.2 ± 8.8 21.0 ± 12.2 0.03
  1. PEG, polyethylene glycol; CABG, Coronary artery bypass graft; CPB, cardiopulmonary bypass; EuroSCORE, European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation; SD, standard deviation.
  2. P-values calculated using the following statistical tests: Student’s t-test, chi-square test, Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney test, or Fisher’s exact test. All values are presented as mean ± SD or percentages of subgroup populations.