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Table 4 Postoperative complications

From: Microporous polysaccharide hemosphere absorbable hemostat use in cardiothoracic surgical procedures

Characteristic Arista® AH (n = 103) Control (n = 137) p-value
Ventilator dependence 21(20.4%) 33(24.1%) NS
Shock 16(15.5%) 21(15.3%) NS
Renal failure 17(16.5%) 23(16.8%) NS
Sepsis 2(1.9%) 2(1.5%) NS
Stroke 5(4.9%) 5(3.6%) NS
Unplanned re-exploration (<24 hrs) 6(5.8%) 9(6.6%) NS