Skip to main content

Table 4 Early postoperative complications

From: Long-term outcomes of pericardiectomy for constrictive pericarditis

Complication No. of patients (%)
Pleural effusion 6 (12.8 %)
Pulmonary infection 4 (8.5 %)
Long-term intubation (over 48 hours) 4 (8.5 %)
Low output syndrome 3 (6.4 %)
Bleeding (requiring surgical revision) 1 (2.1 %)
Acute renal failure 1 (2.1 %)
Hepatic failure 1 (2.1 %)
Wound infection 1 (2.1 %)