Skip to main content

Table 5 Age, procedure, timing of procedure, euroscore and cause of death

From: Open heart surgery in Nigeria; a work in progress

No (*) Age Procedure Timing Euroscore Cause of death
1 17 MVR Elective 7 Severe Pulmonary Hypertension. Unable to wean off CPB.
2 10 VSD Elective 3 PDA missed preoperatively. Required circulatory arrest. Failed to come off CPB
3 25 ASD Elective 4 Post op SVT, sudden cardiac arrest.
4 21 MVR Elective 7 Myocardial ischaemia due to failure to achieve cardioplegic arrest following aortic cross clamping
5 72 CABG Urgent 14 Recent MI. RV aneurysm. Preop IABP. Progressive Post op RV failure
6 2 VSD Elective 4 Progressive post op RV failure
7 6 TOF Elective 2 Progressive post op RV failure
8 25 TOF Elective 2 Severe pyrogenic blood transfusion reaction, renal failure. Hepatitis B positive. Turned down for dialysis.
9 70 LA Myxoma Urgent 10 Cardiogenic shock prior to surgery. Failed to come off CPB
  1. (*) Mortality sequence from Tables 3 and 4.
  2. MI Myocardial Infarction, RV Right Ventricle, SVT Supraventricular tachycardia, IABP Intra-aortic balloon pumping.