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Table 2 Postoperative variables

From: Adenosine as cardioprotective in off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting

 Adenosine group (n = 24)Control group (n = 25)p value
Mechanical ventilation (hours)8 ± 29 ± 20.08
ICU stay (days)3.2 ± 1.12.9 ± 1.20.36
Inotropic score:At arrival to ICU4.7 ± 2.28.8 ± 3.8< 0.001**
6 h4.4 ± 2.18.0 ± 2.9< 0.001**
12 h3.9 ± 2.08.5 ± 3.2< 0.001**
24 h3.3 ± 1.87.9 ± 4.4< 0.001**
48 h3.0 ± 1.66.6 ± 3.7< 0.001**
  1. Data were presented as mean ± SD. **p value highly significant
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