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Table 4 Comparison of perioperative and postoperative haemoglobin concentrations between groups

From: Evaluation of a novel Cardiac Peri-Operative Transfusion Trigger Scoring system in patients with coronary artery disease

Variables, mean ± SD cPOTTS group n = 254 Conventional group n = 246 p value
Perioperative Hb (g/dL)
 Admission to Hb (g/dL) 116.71 ± 33.78 116.52 ± 3.61 0.984
 Into operating room Hb (g/dL) 114.99 ± 16.55 114.02 ± 19.99 0.555
 End of operation Hb (g/dL) 96.63 ± 11.37 97.49 ± 12.13 0.414
Postoperative Hb (g/dL)
 Postoperative 24 h Hb (g/dL) 108.40 ± 15.84 107.60 ± 17.23 0.587
 Before discharge 48–72 h Hb (g/dL) 109.15 ± 16.47 106.48 ± 17.11 0.077
 Before discharge 24 h Hb (g/dL) 108.24 ± 17.28 106.29 ± 16.31 0.197
  1. Bold indicates significant difference (p < 0.05)
  2. cPOTTS: Cardiac Peri-Operative Transfusion Trigger score, Hb haemoglobin, ICU intensive care unit