Table 1

 Postoperative complications (n = 74)

Type of complicationNumber
Revision for suspected bleeding2 (3%)
New onset atrial fibrillation7 (9%)
Pacemaker implantation3 (4%)
Renal insufficiency0
Peripheral ischaemic event0
Deep venous thrombosis0
Wound infection0
Postoperative right pneumothorax4 (5%)