Table 2: CRP and BNP levels in pg/mL (mean, 95% CI) by postoperative AF status.

Biomarker (pg/mL)AF ( )Non-AF ( ) value

CRP preop.4.8 (1.9–7.8)3.95 (2.4–5.5)0.43
CRP postop.114.56 (93–137)128 (105–152)0.94

BNP preop.629 (334–924)373 (312–435)0.019
BNP postop.1032 (1094–1369)705 (588–823)0.065

CRP: C-reactive protein; BNP: brain natriuretic peptide; preop: preoperative; postop: postoperative; other abbreviations are like in Table 1.