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Table 2 Intraoperative characteristics of the study patients

From: Primary cardiac tumors: a spectrum of pathologies and scenarios

Variablesn = 82
Priority of surgeryElective3 (3.66)
Urgent7 (8.54)
Emergency71 (86.58)
Salvage1 (1.2)
Site of the tumorLeft atrium68 (82.92)
Right atrium11 (13.41)
Biatrial2 (2.44)
Right ventricular outflow tract1 (1.22)
Inferior vena cava2 (2.44)
Surgical approachBiatriotomy34 (41.46)
Left atriotomy20 (24.39)
Right atriotomy26 (31.71)
Right ventriculotomy1 (1.22)
Aortotomy1 (1.22)
Complexity of procedureIsolated76 (92.69)
Two procedures5 (6.09)
Three procedures1 (1.22)
Type of surgeryTumor excision76 (92.69)
Excision and MVR5 (6.09)
Excision, single vessel CABG, MVR, TVR1 (1.22)
  1. CABG coronary artery bypass grafting, MVR mitral valve replacement, TVR tricuspid valve repair. (categorical data as number and percent)