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Fig. 3 | Journal of Intensive Care

Fig. 3

From: Impaired right ventricular ejection fraction after cardiac surgery is associated with a complicated ICU stay

Fig. 3

Percentage of patients with a prolonged ICU stay (above) and prolonged mechanical ventilation (below) when separated in 4 different groups according to their LV performance, measured with transthoracic echocardiography preoperatively, and RV performance measured with pulmonary artery catheter postoperatively. * means a statistical difference among groups. Abbreviations: LV left ventricle; RV right ventricle; LVEF left ventricular ejection fraction; RVEF right ventricular ejection fraction; ICU intensive care unit

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