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Table 1 Data collection

From: Investigating the effect of remote ischaemic preconditioning on biomarkers of stress and injury-related signalling in patients having isolated coronary artery bypass grafting or aortic valve replacement using cardiopulmonary bypass: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

  Two ventricular biopsies Blood samples Participant’s characteristics
Pre-op   
before RIPC    
Immediately after RIPC    
Immediately before CPB   
20 minutes after the end of ischemic cardioplegic arrest   
6 hr postop*    
12 hr postop*    
24 hr postop*    
48 hr postop*    
72 hr postop*    
  1. *postop = end of ischemic cardioplegic arrest. CPB, cardiopulmonary bypass; RIPC, remote ischaemic preconditioning.