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Table 3 Intraoperative and postoperative data of the patients

From: Long-term outcomes of pericardiectomy for constrictive pericarditis

Variable Result
Mean operation time (minutes) 156.4 ± 45.7
CPB utilization (no. of patients, %) 6 (12.8 %)
Concomitant procedures (no. of patients, %)
 CABG 4 (8.6 %)
 MVR 1 (2.1 %)
CVP change
 Preoperative CVP (mmHg) 17.0 ± 2.9
 Postoperative CVP (mmHg) 10.8 ± 2.1
Inotropic support (no. of patients, %) 11 (23.4 %)
 Low dose 8 (17.0 %)
 Medium-high dose 3 (6.4 %)
Blood product requirement
 No. of patients, % 26 (55.3 %)
 Mean amount used (units) 1.9 ± 1.2
Mean duration of mechanical ventilation (hours) 28.5 ± 80.1
Mean length of ICU stay (days) 2.8 ± 4.6
Mean length of hospital stay (days) 9.2 ± 7.7
In-hospital mortality (no. of patient, %) 1 (2.1 %)
  1. CPB: Cardiopulmonary bypass, CABG: Coronary artery bypass grafting, CVP: Central venous pressure, MVR: Mitral valve replacement, ICU: Intensive care unit