Table 2– General characteristics of the study population
Age yrs65±9
Males17 (85)
BMI kg·m−227±4
LVEF %52±10
Smoke habit actual/previous/never-smoker n4/7/9
Serum creatinine mg·dL−11.0±0.3
CPB time min103±28
Intubation time min582±106
  • Data are presented as mean±sd or as n (%), unless otherwise stated. BMI: body mass index; LVEF: left ventricular ejection fraction; CPB: cardiopulmonary bypass.