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Table 2 The incidence and the mortality of various abdominal complications

From: Postoperative abdominal complications after cardiopulmonary bypass

Complications Patients Incidence (%) Laparotomies Deaths Mortality (%)
   Paralytic ileus 11 33.3 0 0 0
   Gastrointestinal bleeding 9 27.3 1 1 11.1
   Gastroduodenal perforation 2 6.1 2 0 0
   Calculus cholecystitis 2 6.1 2 0 0
   Acalculus cholecystitis 3 9.1 0 0 0
   Hepatic dysfunction 4 12.1 0 2 50
   Ischemic bowel disease 2 6.1 2 2 100
TOTAL 33 1.4 7 5 15.2