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Table 2 The operative data according to the type of left ventricular lead

From: Epicardial left ventricular leads via minimally invasive technique: a role of steroid eluting leads

  SE group (n = 21) NSE group (n = 11) p-value
Operative time, mean ± SD, min 110 ± 49 116 ± 57 0.411
Length of hospital stay, mean ± SD, days 6.4 ± 6.0 7.5 ± 7.3 0.223
30d-Mortality 0 0 1.000
Sensing, mean ± SD, mV 8.8 ± 6.1 8.4 ± 5.2 0.380
Pacing threshold, mean ± SD, V@0.5 ms 1.0 ± 0.5 1.0 ± 0.7 0.668
Impedance, mean ± SD, ohms 687 ± 236 707 ± 302 0.162
  1. SE group – patients with steroid eluting left ventricular lead; NSE group – patients with non-steroid eluting left ventricular lead. SD – standard deviation