Table 2

Intraoperative variables

No PPIPPIp Value
Values are mean (SD) or %.
IABP, intra-aortic balloon pump; PPI, permanent pacemaker implantation.
Bypass time (min)91 (35)112 (59)0.09
Ischaemia time (min)61 (22)72 (38)0.14
IABP (%)0.4%0%0.79
Hypothermia (%)83%100%0.37
Warm blood cardioplegia (%)17%0%0.38
Hyperkalaemic cold cardioplegia (%)83%100%0.38
Intraoperative acidosis (%)10%12%0.71
Intraoperative transfusion (%)8%11%0.79