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Table 5 Changes of hematocrit during perioperative period

From: Effect of erythropoietin on the incidence of acute kidney injury following complex valvular heart surgery: a double blind, randomized clinical trial of efficacy and safety

Group Preoperative POD 0 POD 1 POD 2 POD 3 POD 5
Control (n = 49) 38 ± 6 31 ± 4 29 ± 3 28 ± 3 27 ± 3 27 ± 3
EPO (n = 49) 39 ± 4 31 ± 5 29 ± 4 28 ± 4 28 ± 4 29 ± 3
P value 0.375 0.756 0.227 0.369 0.192 0.131
  1. Values are mean ± SD. EPO, erythropoietin; POD, postoperative days.