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Table 3 Patient postoperative results

From: Impact of ablation duration on rhythm outcome after concomitant maze procedure using cryoablation in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation

  Control Long duration P-value
(n = 140) (n = 116)
ICU stay (days) 1.9 ± 2.5 2.0 ± 1.9 0.580
Hospital stay (days) 12 ± 7 12 ± 10 0.743
In-hospital mortality, n (%) 1 (1) 0 0.547
Complications, n (%)
 Postoperative bleeding 5 (4) 0 0.066
 Wound infection 2 (2) 4 (3) 0.415
 Pacemaker implantation 0 1 (1) 0.453
 Acute kidney injury 3 (2) 1 (1)  
 IABP or ECMO 1 (1) 1 (1) 0.999
 CVA 0 0 0.999
 Cardioversion 1 (1) 4 (3) 0.179
  1. ICU intensive care unit, IABP intra-aortic balloon pump, ECMO extracorporeal cardiopulmonary support, CVA cerebrovascular accident