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Table 2 Post-operative data

From: The use of both internal thoracic arteries for coronary revascularization increases the estimate of post-operative lower limb ischemia in patients with peripheral artery disease

  Overall LITA BITA p
  n = 1961 n = 1768 n = 193  
ALLI 408 (20.8) 341 (19.3) 67 (34.7) < 0.001
ALLI treatment
 Thrombectomy 89 (21.8) 74 (21.8) 15 (22.4)  
 Fasciotomy 67 (16.4) 56 (16.4) 11 (16.4)  
 Endarterectomy 10 (2.5) 5 (1.5) 5 (7.5)  
 Percutaneous intervention 126 (30.9) 108 (31.7) 18 (26.8)  
 Surgery 83 (20.3) 68 (19.8) 15(22.4)  
 Others/Unknown 33 (8.1) 30 (8.8) 3 (4.5)  
 Death 67 (3.4) 59 (3.3) 8 (4.1) 0.71
 Cardiac Death 31 (16) 26 (1.5) 5 (2.6) 0.38
 Stroke 121 (6.2) 111 (6.3) 10 (5.2) 0.56
 AKD 276 (14.1) 252 (14.3) 24 (12.4) 0.561
  1. Values are expressed as n (%) or median [interquartile range]. Abbreviations: LITA Left internal thoracic artery; BITA Bilateral internal thoracic artery; ALLI Post-operative limb ischemia; AKD Acute kidney disease