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Table 2 Unadjusted postoperative in-hospital outcomes

From: A pilot randomized controlled trial comparing CABG surgery performed with total arterial grafts or without

  TAG n = 30 LIMA+SVG n = 28 P value
All cause mortality 0 (0) 0 (0) -
Stroke 2 (7) 0 (0) 0.49
Deep sternal wound infection 0 (0) 0 (0) -
Mechanical ventilation > 24 hours 3 (10) 0 (0) 0.24
Postoperative length of stay > 9 days 4 (13) 1 (4) 0.35
Peak troponin T, ng/mL 0.38 (0.21 – 0.55) 0.22 (0.13 – 0.30) 0.0051
Aortic cross-clamp time, minutes 86 (61 – 110) 56 (44 – 66) 0.0046
  1. Categorical variables are shown as number (percent), and continuous variables are shown as median (inter-quartile range).
  2. TAG: total arterial grafting; LIMA: left internal mammary artery; SVG: saphenous vein graft.