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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study and control population

From: Microporous polysaccharide hemosphere absorbable hemostat use in cardiothoracic surgical procedures

Characteristic Arista group (n = 103) Control group (n = 137) Pvalue
Age (yrs.) 55 ± 12.6 (15–80) 56 ± 13.7 (20–83) NS
Sex (M/F) 79/24 97/40 NS
Heart transplant 27 26 NS
Cardiac assist devices 52 61 NS
CABG 5 15 NS
Valve procedure 5 14 NS
Lung transplant 8 9 NS
Aortic dissection 2 6 NS
Other* 4 6 NS
  1. *Mediastinal explorations, LV aneurysm repairs.