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Table 1 Characteristics of patients

From: Equine pericardium: a versatile alternative reconstructive material in congenital cardiac surgery

  EP BP P value
Number of patients 58 53  
Age (median, range) . 343.5 days (2–1439) 531 (14–9223) 0.06
Gender M/ F 32/26 34/19 0.33
Weight 10.96 ± 11.33 14.15 ± 14.46 0.08
BSA 0.46 ± 0.33 0.58 ± 0.33 0.03
RACHS 5.5 ± 2.1 5 ± 1 0.11
Primary diagnosis
 Left sided lesions    
 HLHS 7 0  
 Coarctation/ hypoplastic aortic arch 5 0  
 Interrupted aortic arch 2 3  
 Supravalvular aortic stenosis 3 0  
 LVOT obstruction 0 1  
 Mitral stenosis 1 1  
 Mitral regurgitation 2 0  
 Congenital aortic stenosis 1 1  
 Aortic regurgitation 3 0  
Right sided lesions
 PA/VSD 11 4  
 DORV 3 3  
 RVOT obstruction 1 0  
 Pulmonary artery stenosis 2 1  
 Pulmonary valve stenosis 0 1  
Other
 Truncus arteriosus 1 2  
 TGA 5 3  
 TOF 7 23  
 VSD 2 5  
 AVSD 0 4  
 Aortopulmonary window 0 1  
 Endocarditis 1 0  
 Pulmonary vein stenosis 1 0