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Table 3 Intraoperative data

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

Characteristic Cor-Knot Manual p
No. of knots, total 455 442 n.s.
No. of knots, per patient 15.1 ± 1.86 14.7 ± 1.9 n.s.
Cross-clamp time 87.1 ± 17.9 101.3 ± 17.8 <0.01
ECC time 138.1 ± 25.6 152.7 ± 24.9 <0.05
Operation time 203.9 ± 31.02 223.8 ± 29.01 <0.01