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Table 2 Intraoperative data

From: Intra-aortic balloon pump does not influence cerebral hemodynamics and neurological outcomes in high-risk cardiac patients undergoing cardiac surgery: an analysis of the IABCS trial

VariableIABP (n = 34)Control (n = 33)p value
Surgery type
Isolated CABG32321.000
No. of grafts  0.110
 101 
 295 
 31019 
 4137 
 521 
Duration of surgery, h5.1 [4.4–5.6]5.0 [4.3–6.0]0.594
Duration of CPB, min95 [75–113]92 [83–117]0.697
Aortic cross-clamp time, min75 [59–90]74 [58–90]0.874
RBC transfusion16 (47.1)8 (24.2)0.051
Antifibrinolytic32 (94.1)28 (87.5)0.420
Crystalloid, mL2000 ([500–2500]2500 [500–3250]0.094
  1. IABP intra-aortic balloon pump, CABG coronary artery bypass grafting, LIMA left internal mammary artery, CPB cardiopulmonary bypass
  2. Data are presented as n (%) of patients or median (interquartile range)