Table 1: Descriptive data of the study group ( ).


Male/female, %
Age, year
NYHA I-IIIA/IIIB-IV/missing, %
BMI kg/m2
BMI > 25 kg/m2, % 61
Smoker/former smoker/never smoked, %
Airflow obstruction, % 13
Diabetes, % 18
CABG/valve surgery %
Anaesthesia time, h
Operation time, h
Time in the ICU, h

Data are presented in mean ± SD or %. BMI: body mass index, CABG: coronary artery bypass grafting, ICU: intensive care unit, NYHA: New York Heart Association. Airflow obstruction: defined as FEV1/(F)VC < 70%, valve surgery: aorta, mitralis, or tricuspidalis valve surgery.