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Table 1 Causes of reoperation

From: Two approaches for repeat cardiac surgery

  Sternotomy group (146) Thoracotomy group (62) Total
Aortic valve 33 0 33
Mitral valve 12 27 39
Tricuspid valve 1 19 20
Combined valve 15 8 23
Paravalvular leakage of prosthetic MV 7 5 12
Congenital 33 2 35
Aorta 21 0 21
Coronary 15 0 15
DCMP 3 0 3
Others 6 1 7
  1. Abbreviation: MV, mitral valve; DCMP, dilated cardiomyopathy.