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Table 1 Baseline characteristics and data on surgery.a

From: High Postoperative Blood Levels of Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor Are Associated with Less Organ Dysfunction in Patients after Cardiac Surgery

  All patients (n = 52)
Biometric/demographic data  
Age, years 67.6 ± 9.7
Male sex, n (%) 35 (67)
Height, cm 174.5 (159–189)
Weight, kg 75.5 (52–112)
EuroScore 7 (2–11)
Prior or preexisting disease, n (%)  
CAD 38 (73)
Hypertension 41 (79)
Pulmonary hypertension 8 (15)
Chronic pulmonary disease 11 (21)
Chronic kidney disease 3 (6)
Diabetes 7 (14)
Type of surgery, n (%)  
Isolated coronary artery bypass grafting 23 (44)
Isolated valvular surgery12 (23)  
Aortic surgery, n (%) 8 (15)
Combined procedure, n (%) 9 (17)
Duration of surgery, min  
Total time 217 ± 83
Ischemia time 76 ± 33
CPB time 119 ± 58.6
Cross-clamp time 70.5 ± 40.5
Recirculation time 34.2 ± 22.3
Outcome values  
Duration of ventilation, h 11.4 ± 4.3
ICU length of stay, d 1 (1–8)
Hospital length of stay, d 12 (7–52)
Mortality, n (%) 0 (0)
  1. aData are presented as median (range) (non-normally distributed data), as mean ± SD (normally distributed data) or as absolute numbers (% of the whole).