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Table 3 Surgery characteristics

From: Coronary artery bypass graft surgery in patients on ticagrelor therapy is not associated with adverse perioperative outcomes

  Group A
ASA alone
%(n = 106)
Group B
Ticagrelor +ASA
%(n = 55)
p-Value
Coronary Artery Bypass graft 99 (105) 100 (55) NS
 LIMA 98 (104) 100 (55) NS
 No. of Grafts 2.3 ± 0.9 2.5 ± 0.8 0.345
Concomitant valve surgery (n, %) 18 (19) 2 (1) 0.001
 Aortic valve 11 (12) 0 (0) 0.01
 Mitral valve 8 (9) 2 (1) NS
 Tricuspid valve 1 (2) 0 (0) NS
Temperature (° Celsius) 36.0 ± 0.7 36.1 ± 0.7 0.732
Pump time (minutes) 105 ± 41 102 ± 36 0.250
  1. LIMA left internal mammary artery