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Table 2 Surgical outcomes of both groups

From: The Hemobag: the modern ultrafiltration system for patients undergoing cardiopulmonary by pass

  Group Hemobag (n = 25) Group Cell Washer (n = 25) p
Cardiopulmonary bypass time (min) 89.5 ± 46.1 93.1 ± 45.3 0.782
Cross-clamp time (min) 63.3 ± 36.1 65.7 ± 39.4 0.823
Hours of intubation 2.6 ± 1.9 2.3 ± 2.0 0.589
24 h postoperative bleeding (ml) 462 ± 336 538 ± 430 0.490
Length of stay in ICU (days) 1.5 ± 2.9 1.5 ± 1.9 1.000
Total length of stay (days) 11.1 ± 10.1 11.6 ± 8.8 0.853
Hemoglobin at discharge (g/dl) 11.5 ± 1.2 10.7 ± 2.0 0.093
Death 1 (4%) 1 (4%) 1.000
Mean quantity of blood reinfused (ml) 461 ± 174 410 ± 132 0.249
Patients receiving blood transfusion 9 (36%) 11 (44%) 0.564
Patients receiving platelet transfusion 3 (12%) 5 (20%) 0.702