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Table 3 Clinical Outcomes

From: Remote ischaemic preconditioning versus sham procedure for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: an external feasibility randomized controlled trial

  Randomised allocation
  RIC (n = 34) SHAM (n = 35)
Acute kidney injury   
 AKIN 1 9 (27 %) 7 (20 %)
 AKIN 2 7 (21 %) 3 (9 %)
 AKIN 3 0 (0 %) 2 (6 %)
Myocardial Infarction 5 (15 %) 2 (6 %)
New post-op ECG changes 7(20 %) 7 (20 %)
New arrhythmia 7 (21 %) 5 (14 %)
Troponin T > 14 ng/L 16 (47 %) 10 (29 %)
Other post-operative issuesa 13 (38 %) 12 (34 %)
Death 0 (0 %) 3 (9 %)
  1. Data are shown as n (%) and cover the period from surgery to 6 months
  2. aWound infection, buttock or groin pain, pyrexia of unknown origin, graft problems
  3. AKIN refers to Acute Kidney Injury as classified by Acute Kidney Injury Network [26]