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Table 2 Mortality and morbidity

From: Postoperative complications following cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass

  Died Lived Anycomp No comp Total
n = 91 2509 964 1637 2601
% 3.50% 96.50% 37% 63% 100%
  1. Overall, complications occurred in 37% of patients. Arrhythmias (predominantly atrial) rank highest but of the 10 commonest complications resulting in a Hlos > 7 days, seven are non-cardiac. Regarding organ specific complications, the five commonest prolonging Hlos > 7 days rank: cardiac, lung, renal, brain, gut.