Table 4

Level at which patients wish to be informed of complications

ComplicationPatients wanting information about complication at this risk level (%)
1 in 101 in 201 in 501 in 100Any risk
Permanent stroke004428
Permanent cognitive disability004630
Myocardial infarction002626
Kidney failure022824
Pulmonary embolus002622
Deep vein thrombosis002826
Moderate pleural effusion002628
Wound infection002620
Failure of sternal union002626
Transient stroke002624
Transient cognitive disability002826