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Table 1

From: Improving postoperative outcomes in a Brazilian hospital through educational programs based on reports of an international database in cardiac surgery

CABG 2012 (n = 368) 2013 (n = 299) p value
  % of CABGs using blood transfusion 48.7 37 0.005
Mean time for extubation (hours) 11.3 4.3 <0.001
ICU mean length of stay (hours) 64.8 50.4 0.001
Mean PO length of stay (days) 6.5 6 NS
Hospital discharge on the fourth PO day (%) 12.2 33.8 <0.001
ICU readmission (%) 4.6 1.6 0.048
Hospital readmission <30 days (%) 13 4.7 <0.001
30-day mortality (%) 2.17 1 % 0.36