Table 3

Early operative outcomes

RepairReplacementp Value
Early mortality, n (%)16 (4.0)3 (5.8)0.47
No. of patients with major complications, n (%)80 (20.2)17 (32.7)0.039
 Re-exploration for bleeding31 (7.8)4 (7.7)>0.99
 New dialysis19 (4.8)4 (7.7)0.33
 Stroke5 (1.3)0>0.99
 Low cardiac output syndrome20 (5.0)1 (1.9)0.49
 Multi-organ failure9 (2.3)2 (3.8)0.37
 Wound infection7 (1.8)0>0.99
 Pulmonary complications13 (3.3)4 (7.7)0.12
 Requirement for permanent pacing10 (2.5)4 (7.7)0.066
 Pericardial effusion17 (4.3)3 (5.8)0.72