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Table 3 Adverse events after index surgery

From: Radial artery vs saphenous vein graft used as the second conduit for surgical myocardial revascularization: long-term clinical follow-up

  LITA/RA/SVG LITA/SVG P value
TIA/Stroke 3 2 0.65
Sternal dehiscence 1 2 0.56
Radial nerve exploration 1 0 0.31
Leg wound infection 0 2 0.15
Pericardial effusion 4 3 0.70
Pleural effusion 7 6 0.77
Perioperative myocardial infarction 3 4 0.70
Atrial fibrillation 28 26 0.75
Total 47 45 0.77
  1. Abbreviations: LITA left internal thoracic artery, RA radial artery; SVG, saphenous vein graft