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Table 3 Course of coagulation parameters

From: Children undergoing cardiac surgery for complex cardiac defects show imbalance between pro- and anti-thrombotic activity

Coagulation parameter TCPC group Mean ± SEM BV repair group Mean ± SEM
Time point PT (percentage) PTT (seconds) Fibrinogen (mg/dl) AT III (percentage) PT (percentage) PTT (seconds) Fibrinogen (mg/dl) AT III (percentage)
Preoperative 92.3 ± 2.5 32.2 ± 1.0 2.8 ± 0.2 43.8 ± 12.6 89.0 ± 8.0 36.0 ± 1.7 3.0 ± 0.2 46.9 ± 13.7
4 hours postoperative 62.3 ± 3.9 47.7 ± 5.6 1.5 ± 0.1 20.4 ± 4.1 70.9 ± 3.4 37.8 ± 1.7 1.7 ± 0.3 27.4 ± 6.9
24 hours postoperative 51.4 ± 6.2 39.5 ± 35.9 1.9 ± 0.2a 20.9 ± 4.7 62.8 ± 4.7 33.9 ± 2.4 2.9 ± 0.4a 38.5 ± 13.4
72 hours postoperative 75.5 ± 6.7 45.3 ± 11.9 2.8 ± 0.3a 37.9 ± 14.2 84.0 ± 8.5 33.5 ± 1.9 4.1 ± 0.5a 48.2 ± 17.7
At discharge 47.0 ± 8.5a 37.0 ± 1.7a nd nd 95.3 ± 1.8a 31.3 ± 1.6a nd nd
  1. aSignificant difference (p ≤ 0.05) of values between the two groups. AT III, antithrombin III; BV, biventricular; nd, not diagnosed; PT, prothrombin time; PTT, partial thromboplastin time; SEM, standard error of the mean; TCPC, total cavopulmonary connection.