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Table 4 Post-operative complications

From: Effect of sternal closure with biological bone adhesive on pain visual analogue score and serum cytokine

Variables CWC(nā€‰=ā€‰32) AEC(nā€‰=ā€‰30) p Value
Mortality 2 (6.25%) 0 (0%) 0.164
Chest re-open 0 (0%) 1 (3.33%) 0.313
Per-ioperative MI 1 (3.125%) 1 (3.33%) 1.000
Renal failure 2 (6.25%) 0 (0%) 0.150
Pneumonia 2 (6.25%) 0 (0%) 0.150
SSWI 1 (3.125%) 4 (13.3%) 0.161
DSWI 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0.419
  1. CWC: Conventional wire closure.
  2. AEC: Adhesive enhanced closure.
  3. SSWI: Superficial sternal wound infection.
  4. DSWI: Deep sternal wound infection.