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Table 4 After propensity matching: operative data/complications

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

  Radial n=409 Vein n=409 P value
Mean cross-clamp 70.5 (±19.8) 66.7 (±17.6) 0.0110
Mean perfusion 93.9 (±24.7) 91.38 (±27.3) 0.2190
Grafts/patient 3.7 (±0.9) 3.7 (±0.8) 0.3510
Priority    
Elective 23.2% 24.6% 0.6636
Urgent 72.8% 69.5% 0.1670
Emergent 3.8% 5.6% 0.2230
Permanent stroke 1.2% 1.2% 1.0000
Perioperative MI 0.50% 0.99% 0.4930
Sternal wound infection 1.5% 3.2% 0.0785
Septicemia 1.5% 1.7% 0.8200
Reoperation for bleeding 1.5% 2.2% 0.4570
Respiratory failure 3.0% 3.2% 0.8690
Renal failure 1.3% 1.5% 0.8080
Hemoglobin A1C 7.62% 7.99% 0.6080