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Table 3 Main surgery procedures. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation or as number of patients with percentages. MV, mitral valve; TV, tricuspidal valve; AV, atrial valve; CABG, coronary artery bypass graft; ECC, extracorporeal circulation

From: Assessment of the effect of left atrial cryoablation enhanced by ganglionated plexi ablation in the treatment of atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing open heart surgery

Group GP n = 35 Group LA n = 65 p value
MV repair 19 (54) 40 (62)  
MV replacement
 mechanical prosthesis 2 (6) 2 (3)  
 biological prosthesis 4 (11) 7 (11) 0.863
TV repair 17 (49) 34 (52) 0.721
AV replacement
 mechanical prosthesis 1 (3) 2 (3)  
 biological prosthesis 5 (14) 15 (23) 0.570
CABG 15 (43) 26 (40) 0.782
Other 4 (11) 15 (23) 0.157
Cross-clamp time 87 ± 26.4 97 ± 27.8  
ECC time 140 ± 41.4 135 ± 36.8 0.429