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Table 2 Perioperative characteristics and postoperative outcome

From: Cerebral microemboli in mini-sternotomy compared to mini- thoracotomy for aortic valve replacement: a cross sectional cohort study

  All (n = 52) MS (n = 25) MT (n = 27) p-value*
Valve Type     <.001
 Bioprosthetic valve, n(%)   14 (56) 27 (100)  
 Mechanical valve, n (%)   11 (44) 0  
 Surgery duration (min) 146 ± 30.2 158 ± 24.9 134 ± 30.5 <.001
 CPB duration (min) 72.7 ± 23.3 81.1 ± 21.6 64.9 ± 22.4 <.001
 Aortic X-clamp (min) 49.6 ± 17.4 60.8 ± 15.3 39.1 ± 12 <.001
 Intubation time (hours) 7.44 ± 6.15 9.32 ± 7.65 5.7 ± 3.75 0.034
 ICU stay (day) 1.94 ± 1.19 2.24 ± 1.48 1.67 ± 0.78 0.164
 SUB ICU stay (day) 1.73 ± 0.992 1.76 ± 1.09 1.7 ± 0.912 0.92
 Total hospital stay 9.44 ± 3.16 9.60 ± 2.97 9.30 ± 3.38 0.604
 Delirium, n (%) 8 (15.3) 4 (16) 4 (14.8) 0.907
 Pericardial effusion 5 (9.61) 4 (14.8) 1 (4) 0.138
 Infections, n (%) 2 (3.83) 1 (4) 1 (3.70) 0.602
 30-day Mortality, n(%) 0 0 0  
  1. MT-Mini thoracotomy, MS-Mini sternotomy, CPB-cardiopulmonary bypass.