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Table 5 Complications.

From: Predictive value of less than moderate residual mitral regurgitation as assessed by transesophageal echocardiography for the short-term outcomes of patients with mitral regurgitation treated with mitral valve repair

Complications Group 1 (n = 54) Group 2 (N = 44) P value
Bleeding, n (%) 2 (4) 2 (5) 0.85
Recurrent severe mitral regurgitation, n (%) 2 (4) 6 (14) 0.16
Cognitive damage, n (%) 2 (4) 3 (7) 0.81
Respiratory complications, n (%) 2 (4) 4 (9) 0.49
Stroke, n (%) 1 (2) 0 (0) 0.91
Wound infection, n (%) 1 (2) 3 (7) 0.47
Limb ischemia, n (%) 0 (0) 1 (2) 0.90
Renal insufficiency, n (%) 0 (0) 1 (2) 0.90
Any of the above, n (%) 9 (17) 15 (34) 0.08
Other, % 2 (4) 2 (5) 0.85
  1. ICU-intensive care unit. Other includes, laceration of aorta during the intervention and subcutaneous emphysema.