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Table 2 Operative characteristics

From: Comparison of off-pump and on-pump coronary endarterectomy for patients with diffusely diseased coronary arteries: early and midterm outcome

Variable Group on-pump (n = 120) Group off-pump (n = 92) PValue
Length of the ateriotomy 14.5 ± 2.5 14.1 ± 2.8 NS
Operative time (min) 253 ± 42 260 ± 48 NS
The number of distal anastomoses 4.0 ± 0.9 3.8 ± 0.7 NS
Associatied procedure 32 (26.6%) 26 (28.3%) NS
Intra-aortic balloon pump 9 (7.5%) 3 (3.3%) 0.015
Conduit to anastomosis vessel  
 Left internal mammary artery 120 (100%) 92 (100%) NS
 Radial artery 23 (19.1%) 19 (20.7%) NS
 Saphenous vein 113 (94.2%) 88 (95.7%) NS
  1. NS = not significant.