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Table 2 Summary of Operative Variables

From: Right anterolateral thoracotomy: an attractive alternative to repeat sternotomy for high-risk patients undergoing reoperative mitral and tricuspid valve surgery

Variable Mean ± SD or Number (%)
Category of operation (n)  
 Mitral valve repair 1
 Mitral valve replacement 4
 Tricuspid valvuloplasty 2
 Tricuspid valve replacement 19
 Left atrial folding 5
Total surgery (min) 268 ± 89
Cardiopulmonary bypass (min) 133 ± 49
Cross-clamp (min) 67 ± 34
Blood loss during operation (ml) 238 ± 116
Blood transfusion during operation (ml) 325 ± 246
Incision length (cm) 12.6 ± 2.3