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Table 2 Tension removal trial

From: Clinical and mechanical factors associated with the removal of temporary epicardial pacemaker wires after cardiac surgery

Patient Characteristics (n = 41)
Age (yrs.) 65.5 ± 11.9
Male gender n(%) 38(92.7 %)
Height (cm) 174.9 ± 10.2
Weight(kg) 86.1 ± 14.8
BSA (kg/m2) 2.01 ± 0.19
Wire removal (days [IQ]) 6 [5, 9]
Procedures n(%)  
CABG/OPCAB 21(51.2)
MV repair 5(12.2)
CABG AVR 4(9.8)
AVR 3(7.3)
MV replacement 3(7.3)
Aortic root surgery 1(2.4)
AVR MV replacement 1(2.4)
CABG aortic root surgery 1(2.4)
CABG AVR MV repair 1(2.4)
Aortic root MV repair 1(2.4)
  1. Abbreviations: IQ – interquartile, CABG – coronary artery bypass grafting, OPCAB-offpump coronary artery bypass, MV – mitral valve, AVR – aortic valve replacement