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Table 1 (abstract S45). Characteristics of patients and postoperative care interventions

From: Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference AIFI 2017. Therapeutic Exercise: Foundations, Evidences and Clinical Reasoning in Physiotherapy Practice

  Average ± SD N° patients (%)
Surgical procedure
 Valve replacement   12 (33%)
 Hearth transplant   5 (13,5%)
 Ventricular assist device   5 (13,5%)
 Coronary artery bypass graft (cabg)   5 (13,5%)
 Thoracic aorta replacement   5 (13,5%)
 Valve replacement +cabg   3 (8%)
 Others   2 (5%)
Postoperative supports
 Mechanical ventilation (days) 10 ± 9 days 37(100%)
 Non invasive mechanical ventilation 15 ± 12 days 32(87%)
 Reintubation   14(37%)
 Tracheostomy   14(37%)
 Aortic Balloon Pump (IAPB) 6 ± 3 days 11(10%)
 Veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO A-V) 5 days 1
 Continuous veno-venous hemofiltration (CVVH) 12 ± 13 days 6 (16%)
 Intravenous sedation 8 ± 4 days 29(78%)
 Amines 10 ± 5 days 33(90%)
 Sodium nitroprusside (SNP) 8 ± 4 days 29 (78%)