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Table 3 Intraoperative data

From: Less invasive coronary artery revascularization with a minimized extracorporeal circulation system: preliminary results of a comparative study with off-pump-procedures

  Mini-HLM OPCAB Total p-Wert
Number of distal anastomoses 3,11 ± 0,7 1,78 ± 0,7 2,6 ± 0,97 <0,001
Operating time (min) 178,3 ± 32,9 133,2 ± 32,7 160,9 <0,001
LIMA and RIMA usage 19 (25,7%) 9 (19,6%) 28 (23,3%) 0,51
Transfusion of PRBC 0,4 ± 0,9 0,4 ± 1,0 0,42 ± 1,0 0,97
Transfusion of FFP 0,4 ± 1,3 0,1 ± 0,5 0,3 ± 1,1 0,16
Transfusion of platelets 0,2 ± 0,5 0,1 ± 0,3 0,2 ± 0,4 0,19
Bypass time (min) 75,9 ± 18,6    
Cross-clamp time (min) 41,1 ± 11,6    
Reperfusion time (min) 26,2 ± 8,4    
  1. FFP fresh frozen plasma, LIMA left internal mammary artery, PRBC packed red blood cells, RIMA right internal mammary artery.