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Table 2 Operative data

From: Bentall procedure: quarter century of clinical experiences of a single surgeon

Operative data n (%)
Aortic pathology
 Annuloaortic ectasia 89 (61)
 Dissection (acute/chronic) 24/34 (16/23)
 Bicuspid aortic valve 11 (7)
Implanted valve type
 Mechanical valve 140 (95)
 Bioprosthetic valve 7 (5)
 Composite valve size (mm) 25.9 ± 1.7
Comcomitant cardiac procedures
 Mitral valve surgery 11 (7.5)
 Coronary artery bypass 12 (8)
 Total arch replacement 10 (7)
 Pacemaker implantation 2 (1)
 Others 4 (2)
Cardiopulmonary bypass
 Operation time (min) 245 [210–305]
 Cardiopulmonary bypass time (min) 155 [130–185]
 Aortic cross-clamp time (min) 113 [100–137]
 DHCA use 28 (19)
 Pharyngeal temperature (̊C) 25.6 ± 6.1
Timing of operation
 Emergency 24 (16)
 Urgency 34 (23)