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Table 1 Baseline Demographics of Patients

From: Feasibility of a novel, synthetic, self-assembling peptide for suture-line haemostasis in cardiac surgery

Variable number (% of total) mean SD
Age   71.9 10.4
Gender    
Male 30 (60%)   
Female 20 (40%)   
BMI (kg/m2)   28.7 4.8
Hypertension 28 (56%)   
Diabetes 11 (22%)   
Myocardial Infarction? 5 (10%)   
Asthma/COPD 3 (6%)   
Peripheral Vascular Disease 5 (10%)   
Never smoked 36 (72%)   
Left Ventricular Function    
Good 45 (90%)   
Moderate 4 (8%)   
Poor 1 (2%)   
Preoperative Blood Results    
Haemoglobin   130.5 14.3
Platelets   240.2 71.6
INR   1.06 0.12
APTR   1.05 0.2
Fibrinogen   4.54 1.18
  1. Values are total number of patients, n (% of n), mean and standard deviation (SD). BMI, body mass index; MI, myocardial infarction; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; INR, international normalized ratio; APTR, activated partial thromboplastin time ratio