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Table 2 Intraoperative results of great saphenous vein harvesting

From: Comparative results of endoscopic and open methods of vein harvesting for coronary artery bypass grafting: a prospective randomized parallel-group trial

Parameters OVH (n = 115) EVH (n = 113) р
М ± SD М ± SD
Total vein harvesting time, min 40.3 ± 15.8 31.8 ± 6.2 0.01
Vein harvesting time, min 18.3 ± 7.6 24.7 ± 5.5 0.03
Post-surgical wound closure time, min 21.1 ± 8.5 3.5 ± 0.7 0.002
Time of vein preparation, min 0.9 ± 1.5 3.7 ± 1.3 0.03
Harvested venous conduit length, cm 31.6 ± 9.4 37.3 ± 4.2 0.04
Skin incision length, cm 35.4 ± 10.2 6.3 ± 0.9 0.001