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Table 4 Post-operative complications and recurrences of symptoms

From: Mid-term outcomes for Endoscopic versus Open Vein Harvest: a case control study

Characteristic Open Harvesting
(n = 105)
Endoscopic Harvesting
(n = 71)
P value
Leg wound infection - no. (%) 29 (28) 5 (7) 0.0008
Leg Wound pain 1.0 ± 2.3 1.3 ± 1.4 <0.0001
Sternal Wound pain 0.8 ± 0.9 1.6 ± 1.3 <0.0001
Need for new anti-anginals - no. (%) 13 (12) 9 (13) 1.00
Further cardiac admissions - no. (%) 9 (9) 5 (7) 0.78