Skip to main content

Table 2 Type of surgery

From: Outcomes from cardiac surgery in Jehovah’s witness patients: experience over twenty-one years

Type of operation Jehovah’s Witnesses (n = 31) Control group (n = 62)
CABG 15 (48 %) 30 (48 %)
CABG beating heart 2 (6 %) 4 (6 %)
AVR 5 (16 %) 10 (16 %)
MVR 2 (6 %) 4 (6 %)
Double VR 2 (6 %) 4 (6 %)
Combined VR + CABG 3 (10 %) 6 (10 %)
Bentall 1 (3 %) 2 (3 %)
AAR 1 (3 %) 2 (3 %)
  1. CABG coronary artery bypass graft, AVR aortic valve replacement, MVR mitral valve replacement, VR valve replacement, AAR ascending aortic replacement