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Table 2 Mean Raw Quality of Life Scores prior to surgery, and at 5 and 10 years in 272 patients undergoing elective isolated coronary artery bypass graft surgery

From: Quality of life 10 years after cardiac surgery in adults: a long-term follow-up study

Time PCS MCS
Mean ± SD Min Max Mean ± SD Min Max
Preop 51.4 ± 18.6 10.00 96.25 55.3 ± 20.2 9.6 97.8
5 years 62.1 ± 22.2 8.75 97.5 63.0 ± 20.4 8.6 100.0
10 years 59.5 ± 22.5 13.9 100.0 62.7 ± 20.3 23.1 95.5
  1. PCS, physical component summary score; MCS, mental component summary score of the SF-36