Table 6

Sudden Deaths and Pump Failure Deaths by Treatment Group

EventsTime Intervals Following Randomization
(Months)
Number of EventsHazard Ratio
(CABG/MED)
95% CI of Hazard Ratiop Value
CABG
(n = 610)
MED
(n = 602)
Sudden death0–619260.74(0.41–1.34)0.321
6–2426280.93(0.55–1.59)0.801
>2429450.60(0.38–0.96)0.032
Overall74990.73(0.54–0.99)0.041
Pump failure death0–6560.84(0.26–2.76)0.778
6–2412130.93(0.42–2.03)0.848
>2416300.49(0.27–0.90)0.021
Overall33490.64(0.41–1.00)0.054

Abbreviations as in Table 2.