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Table 2 Patient characteristics and perioperative parameters

From: RhoA/rho-kinase, nitric oxide and inflammatory response in LIMA during OPCABG with isoflurane preconditioning

  group Iso group P p-Value
Gender, male/female 12/3 10/5 0.539
Age (year) 57.5 ± 5.2 57.3 ± 8.2 0.217
Weight (kg) 74.9 ± 9.8 69.6 ± 13.1 0.430
Height (cm) 166.7 ± 7.2 164.6 ± 7.4 0.855
Diabetes mellitus 3 5 0.409
Hypertension 11 10 0.690
Left ventricular ejection fraction (%) 60.8 ± 7.6 63.1 ± 6.6 0.379
Ventilation (hours) 11.0 ± 2.9 12.4 ± 2.6 0.185
ICU stay (hours) 14.5 ± 2.5 16.9 ± 4.3 0.075
Hospital stay (days) 9.7 ± 1.1 9.8 ± 1.2 0.755
Number of bridge vessels 4.0 ± 0.6 3.8 ± 0.6 0.642
nitroglycerin prior to surgery 3 4 0.666
MF(l/min) 37.3 ± 12.3 31.3 ± 10.6 0.199
PI 2.2 ± 0.9 1.9 ± 0.6 0.146
  1. ICU: intensive care unit