Table 2

Intraoperative variables

VariableGroup; no. (%) or median [IQR]p value
ICS, n = 186Control, n = 203
Procedure0.53
 Isolated CABG117 (62.9)121 (59.6)
 Isolated valve21 (11.3)25 (12.3)
 CABG + valve29 (15.6)27 (13.3)
 Other ± CABG ± valve19 (10.2)30 (14.8)
CPB duration, min89.5 [72–116]107 [82–135]< 0.001
AXC, min66.5 [51–84]78 [58–102]0.001
Inotropes45 (24.2)54 (26.6)0.59
IABP insertion0 (0)1 (0.49)> 0.99
  • AXC = aortic cross clamp time; CABG = coronary artery bypass graft; CPB = cardiopulmonary bypass; IABP, intra-aortic balloon pump; ICS = intraoperative cell salvage; IQR = interquartile range.