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Table 2 Variables studied for in hospital mortality

From: Long term survival after coronary endarterectomy in patients undergoing combined coronary and valvular surgery – a fifteen year experience

Risk Factor N Dead P Value
Congestive Cardiac Failure    
   Yes 25 3 1.000
   No 16 1  
Past Myocardial Infarct    
   Yes 19 2 1.000
   No 22 2  
Redo Surgery    
   Yes 6 1 0.483
   No 35 3  
Cardiomegaly on X-ray    
   Yes 19 3 0.321
   No 22 1  
Previous Cardiological Intervention    
   Yes 4 1 0.348
   No 37 3  
Neurological Dysfunction    
   Yes 5 1 0.418
   No 36 3  
Diabetes    
   Yes 8 0 0.569
   No 33 4  
Hypercholesterolaemia    
   Yes 19 2 1.000
   No 22 2  
Hypertension    
   Yes 29 2 0.567
   No 12 2  
Hypothyroidism    
   Yes 1 0 1.000
   No 40 4  
Smoking    
   Current smoker 09 1 0.645/1
   Non smoker 32 3  
Family history of IHD    
   Yes 16 2 0.637
   No 25 2  
Gastrointestinal    
   Yes 4 1 0.348
   No 37 3  
Renal    
   creatinine<160 mg/dl 40 3 0.098
   creatinine >300 mg/dl 1 1  
Respiratory    
   Yes 3 0 1.000
PVD    
   Yes 8 0 0.569
   No 33 4  
Cerebrovascular    
   Yes 7 1 0.542
   No 34 3  
Rhythm    
   Sinus rhythm 34 3 0.542
   Others 7 1  
Pacemaker    
   Yes 2 2 0.007*
   No 39 2  
Nitrates    
   Yes 1 0 1.000
   No 40 4  
IABP    
   Yes 1 1 0.098
   No 40 3  
Priority    
   Elective 38 3 0.271
   Urgent 3 1  
  1. *Significant at P < 0.05