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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Recruitment of sublingual microcirculation using handheld incident dark field imaging as a routine measurement tool during the postoperative de-escalation phase—a pilot study in post ICU cardiac surgery patients

Patient characteristics Mean ± SD
Age (years) 63.6 ± 9.9
Gender (male:female) 7:3
Preoperative weight (kg) (N = 9) 76.6 ± 12.5
BMI (kg/m2) 25.6 ± 3.9
Fluid balance at the end of the surgery (mL) (n = 7) 1425 ± 980
Cardiac surgery with CPB (%) 50
Duration of CPB (min) 105.2 ± 44.5
Duration of aortic clamping (min) 66.2 ± 26.3
Duration of the surgery (min) 146.6 ± 56.1
Period spent in the ICU (days) 1.6 ± 1.0
Period spent in the ward (days) 4.1 ± 2.1
Period spent in hospital in total (days) 6.6 ± 2.1
Cardiac surgery performed  
CABG (N) 5
AVR  
  TAVI (N) 2
  MIAVR (N) 1
  MIAVR and valve papillary fibroelastoma resection combined (N) 1
  CABG and AVR combined (N) 1
  1. BMI body mass index, CPB cardiopulmonary bypass, ICU intensive care unit, CABG coronary artery bypass grafting, AVR aortic valve replacement, TAVI transcatheter aortic valve implantation, MIAVR minimally invasive aortic valve replacement