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Table 3 Post-operative complications

From: Short-term clinical outcomes after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting at a single Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  All patients (n = 252) Off-Pump (n = 170) On-pump (n = 82) P-value
30-day composite 15 (6 %) 6 (3.5 %) 9 (11 %) 0.019*
30-day mortality 5 (1.9 %) 3 (1.7 %) 2 (2.4 %) 0.70
Cardiac arrest 1 (0.4 %) 1 (0.6 %) 0 0.49
Renal failure requiring dialysis 1 (0.4 %) 1 (0.6 %) 0 0.49
Stroke 2 (0.8 %) 0 2 (2.4 %) 0.044*
Coma 1 (0.4 %) 0 1 (1.2 %) 0.15
Bleeding requiring reoperation 2 (0.8 %) 1 (0.6 %) 1 (1.2 %) 0.60
Tracheostomy 1 (0.4 %) 1 (0.6 %) 0 0.49
Mediastinitis 6 (2.4 %) 6 (3.5 %) 0 0.088
New mechanical support 3 (1 %) 0 3 (3.6 %) 0.013*
  1. 30-day Composite – Death, Reoperation, New mechanical support, Cardiac arrest, Coma, Stroke, or Renal failure