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Table 2 Operative data (continuous variables are presented as mean, standard deviation, and range and categorical data as number and percent) (RVOT right ventricular outflow tract, RV right ventricle, PA pulmonary artery)

From: Primary versus staged repair of Fallot with borderline pulmonary artery anatomy

 Group A
(n = 120)
Group B
(n = 100)
p value
Total operative time (minutes)
 Range195–270210–315< 0.001
 Mean ± SD232 ± 24.6277 ± 21.3
Total bypass time (minutes)   
 Range52–11067–130< 0.001
 Mean ± SD60 ± 11.281 ± 13.7
Ischemic time (minutes)
 Range43–8047–95<0.001
 Mean ± SD53 ± 7.164 ± 12
Approach for RVOT resection
 Trans-atrial- transpulmonary38(31.7%)40 (40%) 
 Trans-ventricular82 (68.3%)60 (60%)0.198
 Pulmonary valve commissurotomy48 (40%)58 (58%)0.008
 Trans-annular patch72 (60%)42 (42%) 
Post bypass pressure RV/PA
 Range18–4624–440.35
 Mean ± SD33 ± 6.334 ± 9