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Table 2 Diabetic patients before propensity matching

From: Improving long term outcome for diabetic patients undergoing surgical revascularization by use of the radial artery conduit: a propensity matched study

  Radial n=642 Vein n=1201 P value
Mean cross-clamp 71.8 (±20) 61.6 (±21) <0.0001
Mean perfusion 94.8 (±25) 85.4 (±29) <0.0001
Grafts/patient 3.84 (±0.9) 3.56 (±0.8) <0.0001
Priority    
Elective 22.8% 19.12% 0.0100
Urgent 72.97% 75.15% 0.2370
Emergent 4.2% 5.74% 0.4400
Operative mortality 0.2% 1.9% <0.0001
Permanent stroke 0.93% 1.25% 0.0059
Perioperative MI 0.67% 0.78% 0.6548
Sternal infection 1.4% 2.75% 0.2506
Septicemia 1.71% 3.66% <0.001
Reop. for bleeding 1.71% 2.16% 0.1694
Respiratory failure 2.665% 5.25% <0.0001
Renal failure 0.93% 2.91% <0.0001
Hemoglobin A1C 8.1 (±2.2) 6.9 (±1.0) 0.005