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Table 3 Postoperative complications

From: Comparative results of endoscopic and open methods of vein harvesting for coronary artery bypass grafting: a prospective randomized parallel-group trial

Parameters OVH (n = 115) EVH (n = 113) р
Hematoma 2 (1.7 %) 4 (3.5 %) 0.397
Lymphorrhea 7 (6.1 %) 1 (0.9 %) 0.033
Postoperative lymphedema 36 (31.3 %) 4 (3.5 %) 0.001
Skin diastasis 4 (3.5 %) 0 (0 %) 0.046
Post-surgical wound infection 1 (0.9 %) 0 (0 %) 0.322
Paresthesia 17 (14.8 %) 4 (3.5 %) 0.003
Soft tissue inflammation 15 (13.0 %) 5 (4.4 %) 0.011
Number of subjects with complications 51 (44.4 %) 13 (11.5 %) 0.001