Table 3

Adverse Post-Operative Outcomes and Length of Stay in the ICU

All (N = 123, 100%)Men (n = 97, 79%)Women (n = 26, 21%)
Post-operative complications15 (12)11 (11)4 (15)
 In-hospital mortality3 (2)1 (1)2 (8)
 Cardiac arrest/life-threatening arrhythmia4 (3)2 (2)2 (8)
 Intraaortic balloon pump use1 (1)1 (1)0 (0)
 Myocardial infarction1 (1)1 (1)0 (0)
 Stroke and/or delirium10 (8)8 (8)2 (8)
 Reoperation for bleeding4 (3)3 (3)1 (4)
 New renal failure requiring dialysis1 (1)1 (1)0 (0)
 Respiratory failure5 (4)2 (2)3 (12)
 Septicemia0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
 Mediastinitis2 (2)1 (1)1 (4)
Length of stay in ICU, days, median, (interquartile range, min-max)1 (1–2, 1–32)1 (1–2, 1–32)2 (1–3, 1–19)

Values are n (%), unless otherwise noted.

ICU = intensive care unit.