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Table 3 Perioperative complications

From: Evaluation of metabolic equivalents of task (METs) in the preoperative assessment in aortic repair

   METS  
   > 4 (n = 220)  < 4 (n = 56) p
Perioperative complications
Number of patients with complications 46 (20.9%) 18 (32.1%) 0.07
All complications (various complications per one patient included) 57 (100%)   
Minor re-operation 11 (19.3%) 7 (26.9%) 0.43
Major re-operation 21 (36.8%) 10 (38.5%) 0.89
No re-operation 25 (43.9%) 9 (34.6%) 0.43
  1. Minor: Limb compartment, Pacemaker implantation, Perm-Cath implantation, Wound revision, Drainage
  2. Major: Abdominal compartment, bleeding with re-laparotomy/re-thoracotomy, graft occlusion, intestinal resection
  3. Further complications: renal insufficiency/dialysis, rhythm, endoleak (without therapy), bronchial infection, delirium