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Table 1 Anamnestic and perioperative data

From: Influence of dextran-70 on systemic inflammatory response and myocardial ischaemia-reperfusion following cardiac operations

  Group A Group B p valuea
Age (years) 61.1 ± 6.5 62.5 ± 7.6 0.535
Gender (male/female) 13/7 14/6 0.736
Body mass index (kg/m2) 28.7 ± 3.9 28.9 ± 3.8 0.821
Hypertension (%) 47.2 52.8 0.292
Diabetes mellitus (type I/type II/impaired glucose tolerance) (%) 2/4/1 2/3/1 0.733
Preoperative ejection fraction (%) 55.6 ± 12.6 56.1 ± 9.7 0.906
EuroScore (log) (%) 2.5 ± 1.2 2.9 ± 1.4 0.405
Amount of plasma substitute (ml) 1626 ± 212 1606 ± 205 0.725
Amount of crystalloids (ml) 4172 ± 660 4107 ± 665 0.765
Number of anastomoses (coronary artery bypass graft) 3.5 ± 1.0 3.5 ± 0.9 0.991
Aortic Xclamp (min) 53 ± 13.8 59 ± 18.1 0.403
Cardiac surgery on cardiopulmonary bypass duration (min) 83 ± 23.7 90 ± 29.3 0.401
Operation time (min) 249 ± 64.5 258 ± 61.7 0.634
Minimum rectal temperature (°C) 34.8 ± 0.6 35.0 ± 0.5 0.274
Preoperative packed cell volume 0.40 ± 0.034 0.39 ± 0.040 0.723
Postoperative 44 hours packed cell volume 0.30 ± 0.035 0.30 ± 0.035 0.623
Postoperative drainage (44 hours, ml) 818 ± 286 588 ± 179 0.005
Red blood cell transfusion (U) 1.8 ± 1.3 1.6 ± 1.2 0.548
Extubation time (hours) 9.2 ± 4.1 9.3 ± 4.6 0.894
Intensive care unit stay (hours) 54 ± 23 47 ± 6 0.209
Hospital stay (days) 9.9 ± 2.4 8.9 ± 1.3 0.114
  1. Data presented as the mean ± standard deviation. aChi-squared test or Student's t test.