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Table 2 Patient outcomes

From: Contemporary outcomes of open repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm in young patients

  Crawford type repair
  I, II, III IV All
Cardiac complications    
MI/Troponin rise 2 (10) 1 (6) 3 (8)
Arrhythmia 5 (25) 2 (12) 7 (19)
Cardiac arrest 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Respiratory complications    
Pneumonia 6 (30) 7 (41) 13 (35)
Adult respiratory distress syndrome 1 (5) 1 (6) 2 (5)
Effusion requiring drainage 3 (15) 0 (0) 3 (8)
Reintubation 3 (15) 1 (6) 4 (11)
Renal complications    
Creatinine >150% of baseline 5 (25) 5 (29) 10 (27)
Renal replacement therapy 1 (5) 3 (18) 4 (11)
Neurological complications    
Temporary paraplegia 3 (15) 0 (0) 3 (8)
Permanent paraplegia 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Reoperation 1 (5) 0 (0) 1 (3)
30-day mortality 2 (10) 0 (0) 2 (5)
  1. Values in parentheses are percentages unless indicated otherwise.