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07 February 2023: Human Study

A Prospective Study of 73 Patients to Compare Forward Head Angle, Forward Shoulder Angle, Maximal Inspiratory Pressure, and Self-Reported Breathing-Related Symptoms Before and After Open-Heart Surgery

Bussakorn Thanasarn 12BCEF , Wittawat Pibul 3BEF , Chitima Kulchanarat 4BE , Dusarkorn Piathip 5BE , Kornanong Yuenyongchaiwat 16ACDEFG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSMBR.938802

Med Sci Monit Basic Res 2023; 29:e938802

Table 1 Clinical and characteristic data of the patients with open-heart surgery.

Total Mean±SDCAD Mean±SD (n=41)Valvular disease Mean±SD (n=25)Combined Mean±SD (n=7)P value CAD vs Valvular diseaseP value CAD vs combinedP value Valvular disease vs combined
Age (years)61.29±11.3663.73±9.4556.68±13.2463.43±10.880.0140.9470.156
 Male47 (64.4%)28 (38.4%)14 (19.2%)5 (6.8%)
 Female26 (35.6%)13 (17.8%)11 (15.1%)2 (2.7%)
BMI (kg/m)25.21±4.5125.33±4.2424.75±5.1826.15±3.410.6150.6640.475
Duration of OR (min)106.93±53.66102.02±63.16108.20±38.91131.14±32.410.6520.1900.322
Duration of ET-tube (day)1.08±0.321.12±0.401.04±0.201.00±0.000.3220.3610.774
Duration of ICU (day)3.63±3.193.46±2.053.16±2.016.29±8.280.7020.0300.022
Duration of Stay (day)7.77±3.547.54±2.987.48±2.5210.14±7.650.9480.0730.080
NYHA at baseline
 FC 125 (34.2%)13 (17.8%)9 (12.3%)3 (4.1%)
 FC 234 (46.6%)22 (30.1%)11 (15.1%)1 (1.4%)
 FC 312 (16.4%)6 (8.2%)4 (5.5%)2 (2.7%)
 FC 42 (2.7%)0 (0.0%)1 (1.4%)1 (1.4%)
Pain after surgery3.48±1.833.68±1.803.16±1.893.43±1.901.0001.0001.000
CAD – coronary artery disease; BMI – body mass index; HT – hypertension; DM – diabetes mellitus; DLP – dyslipidemia; OR – operation; ET – endotracheal; ICU – Intensive Care Unit; LEVF – left ventricular ejection fraction; NYHA – New York Heart Association; FC – functional class; FHA – forward head angle; FSA – forward shoulder angle; MIP – maximal inspiratory pressure; SEBQ – Self-Evaluation of Breathing Questionnaire.

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Medical Science Monitor Basic Research eISSN: 2325-4416
Medical Science Monitor Basic Research eISSN: 2325-4416