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Table 2 Intraoperative characteristics

From: Rapid deployment valve system shortens operative times for aortic valve replacement through right anterior minithoracotomy

Variable All pts.(n = 68) C-Group-(n = 25) R-Group(n = 43) p-value
OP-time, min. 182 (167–207) 189 (169–219) 180 (152–197) 0.071
CPB-time, min. 90 (SD 36.4) 106.6 (SD 23.2) 80.4 (SD 39.3) 0.001
X-clamp time, min. 51.7 (SD 20.2) 68.3 (SD 20.3) 42.1 (SD 12.6) <0.001
Conversion, n(%) 2 (2.9) 0 (0) 2 (4.6) >0.5
Valve Diameter, mm 23 (21–25) 25 (23–27) 23 (21–25) 0.009
  1. Data presented as mean ± standard deviation (SD), median and IQR, or number of observations (n) with proportions (%)
  2. OP operation, CPB cardiopulmonary bypass
  3. x-clamp, aortic cross clamp