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Table 2 Percentages of Patients with Specific Complication Events, by Surgical Subgroup

From: Impact of bleeding-related complications and/or blood product transfusions on hospital costs in inpatient surgical patients

Complication Cardiac Vascular Non-cardiac Thoracic Solid Organ General Reproductive Organ Knee/Hip Replacement Spinal
Total number of patients 103,829 216,199 142,562 45,687 362,512 384,132 246,815 107,187
Bleeding event only, % 0.9% 1.9% 0.7% 1.0% 0.5% 0.8% 0.5% 0.5%
Re-operation to control bleeding only, % 0.4% 0.4% 4.7% 0.6% 1.9% 0.2% 0.0% 0.2%
Blood product transfusion only, % 40.9% 25.2% 22.7% 22.8% 19.9% 5.7% 28.6% 13.6%
Bleeding event and blood product transfusion, % 2.5% 2.4% 1.2% 1.8% 0.7% 0.5% 0.7% 0.6%
Bleeding event and re-operation to control bleeding, % 0.3% 0.1% 0.4% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
Re-operation to control bleeding and blood product transfusion, % 1.0% 1.1% 3.3% 1.5% 4.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0.1%
Bleeding event, re-operation to control bleeding and blood product transfusion, % 1.4% 0.4% 1.3% 0.7% 0.3% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
Any bleeding-related consequences, % 47.4% 31.5% 34.3% 28.5% 27.5% 7.5% 29.8% 15.0%