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Table 4 Operative Procedures and Parameters

From: Right ventricular failure following left ventricular assist device implantation is associated with a preoperative pro-inflammatory response

  WBC < 10.5 K/μL (n = 362) WBC > 10.5 K/μL (n = 127) P Value
Redo-Sternotomy 103 (28.5%) 29 (22.8%) 0.220
Cardiopulmonary Bypass (min) 83.96 + 31.61 87.65 + 35.348 0.273
Sternum Closed 213 (58.8%) 82 (64.6%) 0.211
Chest Open (median days) 1.0 (IQR = 1.0) 1.0 (IQR = 1.0) 0.808
Concomitant Surgery
 Valve procedure 161 (44.5%) 54 (42.5%) 0.702
 AV procedure 27 (7.5%) 6 (4.7%) 0.291
 TV Procedure 143 (39.5%) 49 (38.6%) 0.855
 MV Procedure 2 (0.6%) 0 (0.0%) 0.401
 Intrapericardial LVAD 143 (39.5%) 55 (43.3%) 0.452
 Preperitoneal LVAD 219 (60.5%) 72 (56.7%) 0.452
  1. Cardiopulmonary bypass time was expressed as mean + standard deviation. Chest open days is expressed as median with interquartile range