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Table 2 Comparison of the graft flow characteristics between end-to-side (ETS) and side-to-side (STS) anastomoses at the distal end of the GSV

From: Distal end side-to-side anastomoses of sequential vein graft to small target coronary arteries improve intraoperative graft flow

Patient ID Graft flow PI
Distal end anastomosis (ml/min) ETS/STS Aortic anastomosis (ml/min) ETS/STS Distal end anastomosis ETS/STS Aortic anastomosis ETS/STS
1 2/10 36/48 18.2/2.2 5.4/3.1
2 7/35 64/97 7.1/0.9 4.7/2.4
3 3/13 47/59 12.6/3.7 5.1/3.7
4 5/26 58/86 13.4/2.8 3.8/3.1
5 8/22 39/68 9.3/1.7 2.7/2.1
6 2/12 40/60 15.6/0.9 3.5/2.8
7 5/10 57/72 8.3/1.3 4.0/3.2
8 5/27 55/87 11.8/2.4 2.4/1.9
9 9/30 60/89 7.9/1.7 3.9/3.1
10 4/25 49/68 10.2/3.0 4.7/4.3
11 5/18 30/48 15.2/4.2 2.8/2.9
12 2/12 43/49 8.5/2.7 3.6/3.4
13 3/32 32/70 9.7/2.0 3.4/3.1
14 10/18 37/50 10.6/1.2 2.9/2.6
Mean ± SD 5.00 ± 2.63/20.71 ± 8.60* 46.21 ± 11.10/67.93 ± 16.68* 11.31 ± 3.30/2.19 ± 1.01* 3.78 ± 0.93/2.98 ± 0.62#
  1. *P < 0.0001 STS vs. ETS. #P =0.0102 STS vs. ETS.