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Table 4 Deaths detailing

From: The death risk factors of patients undergoing re-exploration for bleeding or tamponade after isolated off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: a case–control study

  Death cases (N = 16) Incidence
The reason for re-exploration
Tamponade 14 87.5%
Bleeding 2 12.5%
Time between OPCABG and re-exploration, days, (Q1–Q3) 3(2–8.75) -
IABP
Yes 12 75%
No 4 25%
CRRT
Yes 9 56.25%
No 7 43.75%
Time between re-exploration and death, days, (Q1–Q3) 17(3–22.75)
Direct cause of death
Low cardiac output syndrome 8 50%
Heart arrest 4 25%
Malignant ventricular arrhythmia 3 18.75%
Multiple organ failure 3 18.75%
Infectious shock caused by pulmonary infection 4 25%
DIC caused by infectious shock 2 12.5%
Cerebral complications 1 6.25%
  1. DIC, disseminated intravascular coagulation; All patients refused autopsy; IABP, intra-aortic ballon pump; CRRT, continuous renal replacement therapy