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Low risk: Overall risk of complications is less than 1% in patients with minimal risk factors. The major risks are death, heat attack (mi), stroke, wound infection in the chest or in the leg and occasionally post cardiotomy syndrome that leads to chronic pericardial and pleural effusions.
Answered on Jul 4, 2013

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