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Table 1 Patient profiles of PRP treated and control group

From: Evaluation of autologous platelet rich plasma for cardiac surgery: outcome analysis of 2000 patients

Variable Control n = 1000 PRP n = 1000 p value
Age 69.7 ± 14 71.5 ± 16 0.0075
Smoker 223 257 0.17
Male/female 811 845 0.55
Body surface area 1.7 ± 0.8 1.9 ± 0.5 0.0001
COPD 192 211 0.41
Chronic renal insufficiency - Dialysis 155 176 0.29
Osteoporosis 118 112 0.79
Oral Steroids 72 93 0.12
Hypertension 659 688 0.55
Diabetes mellitus 267 246 0.43
Ventricular Assist Device/Transplant 96 198 0.0001
CABG with BIMA 11 23 0.056
Emergency Surgery 9 142 0.0018
Urgent Surgery 422 476 0.14
Prior Sternotomy 226 271 0.071
Mean PRBCs transfused 1.5 ± 0.7 1.9 ± 1.5 0.0001
Re-exploration for Bleeding 83 67 0.24
Intubation >24 h 301 344 0.15
  1. PRP platelet rich plasma, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, CABG coronary artery bypass grafting, BIMA bilateral internal mammary arteries, PRBC-packed red blood cells