Table 2

Distribution of predisposing factors between the two groups of patients at the time of reoperation

Group AGroup Bp value
Smoking8  (15)7  (14)0.87
Obesity16 (30)12 (24)0.48
Hypertension4 (7)5 (10)0.74
Hyperlipidaemia4 (7)4 (8)0.93
Diabetes mellitus3 (6)5 (10)0.48
Family history of ischaemic heart disease17 (32)16 (32)0.99
  • Group A, IMA grafts (with or without SV grafts); group B, SV grafts only. Values are expressed as number of patients (%). There were no significant differences between the two groups.