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Table 3 Patient numbers and related percentages by surgical procedure with respect to the whole sample of 3315 patients
A simple clinical model for planning transfusion quantities in heart surgery
Mean value ± SD
2.0 ± 2.7
2.6 ± 3.2
3.9 ± 3.5
The number and percentage of transfused patients are also reported for each surgical procedure together with the mean number and standard deviation of PRBC.
PRBC = packs of red blood cells; SD = standard deviation; CABG = coronary artery bypass graft.
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