Table 2

MACCEs for the two groups

MACCEsTime to event
EVH group (n=41)
 DeathImmediate postoperatively: multiorgan failure
 Death19 months postoperatively: pneumonia
 Angina10 months postoperatively
 Decompensated cardiac failure6 months postoperatively (poor LVEF preoperatively)
 Right occipital small infarct2 weeks postoperatively
OVH group (n=36)
 Death34 months postoperatively: heart failure
 AF with decompensated heart failure3 months postoperatively
 Angina—stenosis of OM6 weeks postoperatively
 Intracerebral haemorrhage4 weeks postoperatively
 Heart failure3 months postoperatively
  • AF, atrial fibrillation; EVH, endoscopic vein harvest; LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; MACCE, major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular event; OM, obtuse marginal artery; OVH, open vein harvest.