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Table 3 Comparison of extubation time, ICU stay, postoperative hospital stay and SAS scores between children undergoing ultra-fast track anesthesia and conventional anesthesia

From: Benefits of ultra-fast-track anesthesia for children with congenital heart disease undergoing cardiac surgery

 Ultra-fast track anesthesiaConventional anesthesia
No. case9797
Extubation time (min)22.9 ± 3.5a189.1 ± 31.2
ICU stay (h)20.7 ± 6.5a28.5 ± 4.2
Postoperative hospital stay (d)11.5 ± 3.0a16.1 ± 2.4
SAS scores
 At extubation3.8 ± 0.6a4.8 ± 0.7
 6 h- postoperation3.9 ± 0.43.9 ± 0.6
 12 h- postoperation4.0 ± 0.64.0 ± 0.6
 24 h- postoperation4.0 ± 0.53.9 ± 0.5
  1. aP < 0.05 vs conventional anesthesia