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Table 6 Postoperative left ventricular ejection fraction (%)

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 ± SD (%)Mean ± SD (%)  
14 h postoperative30.0 ± 7.035.0 ± 5.0< 0.001HS
1 week postoperative37.5 ± 5.044.6 ± 6.0< 0.001HS
3 months postoperative45.0 ± 6.053.0 ± 4.0< 0.001HS
  1. HS highly significant (p value < 0.001), SD standard deviation
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