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Table 2 Outcome

From: Automated fastener versus manually tied knots in minimally invasive mitral valve repair: impact on operation time and short- term results

Characteristic Manual Cor-Knot p
Intensive care Unit (days) 2.5 ± 2.33 2.2 ± 1.65 n.s.
Hospitalization duration (days) 10.0 ± 5.42 11.6 ± 12.2 n.s
Blood products per patient 0.7 ± 1.68 0.55 ± 1.12 n.s.