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Table 2 Operative variables and early postoperative complications

From: Four-branched graft inversion technique for the distal anastomosis in acute aortic dissection

  Total
(n = 109)
Group G
(graft inversion)
(n = 57)
Group C
(conventional)
(n = 52)
P value
HCA time 39.19 ± 9.45 36.46 ± 7.88 42.19 ± 10.17 0.001
CA time 168.25 ± 61.33 156.21 ± 55.99 181.44 ± 64.68 0.031
CPB time 234.95 ± 71.88 231.35 ± 72.85 238.90 ± 71.30 0.586
Operation time 366.18 ± 68.70 355.70 ± 70.053 377.67 ± 65.94 0.096
Concomitant procedure
 CABG 6 (5.5%) 2 (3.5%) 4 (7.7%) 0.339
 AVR 3 (2.8%) 1 (1.8%) 2 (3.8%) 0.505
 Bentall 28 (25.7%) 13 (22.8%) 15 (28.8%) 0.471
 TVP 3 (2.8%) 2 (3.5%) 1 (1.9%) 0.613
 SAS 1 (0.9%) 0 1 (1.9%) 0.293
Re-exploration for bleeding 3 (2.8%) 0 3 (5.8%) 0.066
Hospital mortality 10 (9.2%) 4 (7.0%) 6 (11.5%) 0.414
Major complications
 Stroke 7 (6.4%) 3 (5.3%) 4 (7.7%) 0.605
 Paraplegia 5 (4.6%) 2 (3.5%) 3 (5.8%) 0.573
 Heart failure 6 (5.5%) 3 (5.3%) 3 (5.8%) 0.908
 Respiratory failure 19 (17.4%) 11 (19.3%) 8 (15.4%) 0.591
 Renal insufficiency (CRRT) 13 (11.9%) 5 (14.0%) 8 (9.6%) 0.287
  1. HCA hypothermic circulatory arrest, CA cardiac arrest, CPB cardiopulmonary bypass, CABG coronary artery bypass grafting, AVR aortic valve replacement, TVP tricuspid valve plasty, SAS subvalvular aortic stenosis, CRRT continuous renal replacement therapy