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Table 3 Postoperative troponin I level (ng/ml)

From: Warm blood cardioplegia versus cold crystalloid cardioplegia for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in patients with low ejection fraction

 Group I (no. = 50)Group II (no. = 50)p valueSignificance
Mean ± SDMean ± SD  
Immediate postoperative level (ng/ml)1.76 ± 0.721.02 ± 0.20< 0.001HS
12 h postoperative level (ng/ml)6.36 ± 1.553.21 ± 0.48< 0.001HS
24 h postoperative level (ng/ml)8.61 ± 1.262.15 ± 0.45< 0.001HS
  1. HS highly significant (p value < 0.001), SD standard deviation, ng/ml nanograms/milliliter
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