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Table 2 Most prevalent procedures in the matched set, along with their "HFOV indexes"

From: High-frequency oscillatory ventilation and short-term outcome in neonates and infants undergoing cardiac surgery: a propensity score analysis

Most prevalent procedures HFOV group (n= 120) CMV group
(n= 120)
"HFOV index"a
Obstructed TAPVC repair 14 12 0.82
Unrestrictive VSD repair 10 10 0.06
Complete common atrioventricular canal 9 7 0.11
Aortic arch repair 8 7 0.19
Arterial switch operation, VSD repair 6 9 0.08
Truncus arteriosus repair 6 7 0.30
Arterial switch operation 5 8 0.03
Norwood operation 6 6 0.41
Modified Blalock Taussig shunt 5 5 0.09
Tetralogy of Fallot repair 6 4 0.04
Coarctation repair 7 2 0.04
Pulmonary atresia, VSD repair 5 3 0.18
Arterial switch operation, VSD, coarctation repair 3 4 0.18
Bidirectional Glenn 2 4 0.05
Konno Ross procedure 2 4 0.50
Aortic valvuloplasty 3 3 0.10
Other 22 25  
  1. CMV, conventional mechanical ventilation; HFOV, high-frequency oscillatory ventilation; TAPVC, total anomalous pulmonary venous connection; VSD, ventricular septal defect.
  2. aaccounting for the prevalence of HFOV from 1 January 2007 through 30 June 2010