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Table 3 Short-term complications in patients of the three groups

From: Comparison of modified total leaflet preservation, posterior leaflet preservation, and no leaflet preservation techniques in mitral valve replacement – a retrospective study

  Group A (n = 62) Group B (n = 80) Group C (n = 38) p value
Bleeding 1 2 1 0.921
Left ventricular rupture 0 1 2 0.127
Low cardiac output syndrome 1a 3 6a 0.007
Mechanical valve dysfunction 0 1 0 0.533
Pneumonia 5 10 8 0.167
Renal failure 1 1 3 0.096
Death 0 0 0
Infective endocarditis 0 0 0
  1. Low cardiac output syndrome was defines as cardiac index less than 2 L•min−1•m−1
  2. Statistical comparison: a p < 0.05