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Table 5 Postoperative complications of the study patients

From: Positive impact of retrograde autologous priming in adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery: a randomized clinical trial

Postoperative complication RAP patients (n = 54) Non-RAP (n = 64) p value
Prolonged ventilation > 48 h 0 4.69 (3/64) 0.31
Re-intubation 1.85 (1/54) 4.69 (3/64) 0.74
Bleeding 7.41 (4/54) 4.69 (3/64) 0.81
Myocardial infarction 0 0  
Reoperation 0 0  
Renal failure 0 0  
Stroke 0 0  
Mediastinitis 0 0  
Perioperative death 0 0  
Length of stay in ICU (d) 2.02 ± 2.8 2.3 ± 2.6 0.57
Length of in-hospital stay (d) 15.4 ± 4.75 15.02 ± 6.4 0.72
  1. Values are mean ± SD or n (%)