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Table 3 Postoperative data.

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

 Group A (n = 120)Group B (n = 100)p value
Time of ventilation (hours)
 Range18–28014–2480.037
 Mean ± SD44 ± 9.341 ± 11.5
ICU stay (days)
 Range3–223–230.116
 Mean ± SD5.3 ± 4.26.3 ± 5.2
Hospital stay (days)
 Range7–287–310.183
 Mean ± SD10 ± 4.811 ± 6.3
Exploration for bleeding4 (3.3%)7 (7%)0.233
Arrhythmia46 (38.3%)36 (36%)0.806
 SVT22 (18.3%)16 (16%) 
 Nodal Rhythm21 (17.5%)18 (18%) 
 CHB3 (2.5%)2 (2%) 
Deep Wound infection2 (1.7%)6 (6%)0.145
Diaphragmatic paralysis6 (5%)3 (3%)0.515
Operative mortality9 (7.5%)6 (6%)0.791
  1. (Continuous variables are presented as mean, standard deviation, and range and categorical data as number and percent) (CHB complete heart block, ICU intensive care unit, SVT supraventricular tachycardia)