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Table 3 Low cardiac output in levosimendan and control groups according to LVEF

From: Preconditioning with levosimendan reduces postoperative low cardiac output in moderate-severe systolic dysfunction patients who will undergo elective coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a cost-effective strategy

 LEVOSIMENDANCONTROLP
LVEF 35–40%(n = 5)(n = 33)0.01
Low cardiac output, n (%)020 (60.6)
LVEF < 35%(n = 8)(n = 8)
Low cardiac output, n (%)2 (25)5 (62.5)
  1. The results are expressed as cases and percentages -n (%). LVEF: left ventricle ejection fraction. P expressed Mantel-Haenszel statistics