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Table 2 Complication rates in patients undergoing surgery with skeletonized conduits

From: Skeletonization of radial and gastroepiploic conduits in coronary artery bypass surgery

Complications RA
[n = 464 (%)]
GEA
[n = 482 (%)]
Total
[n = 946 (%)]
Not Recorded 424 (91) 438 (91) 862 (91)
Post operative MI 7 (1.5) 1 (0.21) 8 (0.85)
Arrhythmia 2 (0.4) 35 (8) 37 (3.9)
CVA 13 (2.8) 1 (0.2) 14 (1.7)
Re-exploration for bleeding 3 (0.6) 1 (0.2) 4 (0.42)
Mediastinitis 6 (1.2) 0 6 (0.63)
In hospital death 3 (0.6) 1 (0.2) 4 (0.42)
Respiratory failure 10 (2.1) 1 (0.1) 11 (1.1)
  1. Conduit: RA = Radial Artery, GEA = Gastroepiploic Artery, N = Number
  2. Complications: CVA = Cerebro-vascular Accident, MI = Myocardial Infarction