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Table 3 Subgroup analysis of sternal healing in the Wires group

From: Analysis of sternal healing after median sternotomy in low risk patients at midterm follow-up: retrospective cohort study from two centres

 6–7 wires(N = 9)5 wires(N = 10)P value
Weight (Kg)66.67 ± 9.4959.60 ± 5.70.063
BMI (Kg/m2)23.50 ± 2.7822.50 ± 1.950.37
Drainage on the first day (mL)322.50 ± 188.73531.11 ± 166.470.021
Total Drainage (mL)470.50 ± 317.481252.22 ± 523.020.001
Sternal healed7/94/100.096
Manubrium segment healed8/99/101.00
Top of aortic arch segment healed9/99/101.00
Aortopulmonary window segment healed6/95/100.79
Main pulmonary arterysegment healed6/95/100.79
Aortic root segment healed4/92/100.52