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Table 5 Postoperative data

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
Mechanical ventilation (h) (mean ± SD)10.35 ± 5.676.78 ± 3.21< 0.001HS
ICU stay (days) (mean ± SD)3.5 ± 1.852.1 ± 1.2< 0.001HS
Reopening5 (10%)3 (6%)0.712NS
  1. HS highly significant (p value < 0.001), NS not significant (p value ≥ 0.05), h hour, ICU intensive care unit, SD standard deviation
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