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Table 2 Intraoperative and postoperative characteristics

From: Comparison of dual antiplatelet therapies after coronary endarterectomy combined with coronary artery bypass grafting: a cohort study

Variables AC group(n = 67)
No. (%), Mean ± SD, Median (range)
AT group(n = 54)
No. (%), Mean ± SD, Median (range)
p value
On-pump 27 (40.3%) 13 (24.1%) 0.059
No. of distal anastomosis 3.5 ± 0.8 3.4 ± 0.9 0.391
Usage of IMA to LAD 67 (100%) 54 (100%)
Coronary endarterectomy
 LAD 26 (38.8%) 21 (38.9%) 0.993
 Right coronary artery 33 (49.3%) 26 (48.2%) 0.904
 Left circumflex artery 4 (6.0%) 5 (9.3%) 0.493
 Other (intermediate, diagonal) 4 (6.0%) 5 (5.6%)
ICU stay 44.0 (19,70) 24.5 (21.0,69.0) 0.365
Transfusion 9 (13.4%) 3 (5.7%) 0.150
Postoperative EF, % 60.0 (58.0,63.0) 60.0 (55.0,63.0) 0.330
Cardiac tamponade 1 (1.5%) 0
Perioperative MI 1 (1.5%) 1 (1.9%)
New onset atrial fibrillation 11 (16.4%) 9 (16.7%) 0.971
Sternal wound infection 1 (1.5%) 0
  1. AC aspirin plus clopidogrel, AT aspirin plus ticagrelor, EF ejection fraction, ICU intensive care unit, IMA internal mammary artery, MI myocardial infarction, No. number, SD standard deviation