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Table 2 Surgical variables

From: Pulmonary function and health-related quality of life 1-year follow up after cardiac surgery

Variables (n = 150)  
Isolated CABG/Isolated valve/CABG + valve (n) 54/59/37
On pump/Off pump 147/3
Operation time (h) 3 ± 1
ECC time (min) 112 ± 53
AoO time (min) 84 ± 46
Peripheral anastomoses per patient 3 ± 1
Central anastomoses per patient 1 ± 1
LIMA graft/RIMA graft (n) 62/0
Left pleural space entered (n) 31
Bilateral pleural space entered (n) 28
Postoperative mechanical ventilation (h) 6 ± 4
Duration of anaesthesia (h) 10 ± 3
  1. Duration of anaesthesia = start of anaesthesia to extubation
  2. Data are presented as mean ± SD or number (n) of patients
  3. CABG coronary artery bypass grafting, ECC extracorporeal circulation, AoO aortic occlusion time, LIMA left internal mammary artery, RIMA right internal mammary artery