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Table 3 Complications after catheter ablation

From: Outcome of catheter ablation of non-reentrant ventricular arrhythmias in patients with and without structural heart disease

 Total (n = 266)SHD (n = 109)No SHD (n = 157)p value (SHD vs. no SHD)
Total complications15 (5.6)6 (5.5)9 (5.7)> 0.999
Major complications4 (1.5)1 (0.9)3 (1.9)0.648
Complication type
 Arteriovenous fistula4 (1.5)3 (2.8)1 (0.6) 
 Groin hematoma2 (0.8)02 (1.2)
 Pseudoaneurysm4 (1.5)2 (1.8)2 (1.2)
 Pericardial effusion2 (0.8)02 (1.2)
 Other3 (1.1)1 (0.9)2 (1.2)
  1. Values are n (%)
  2. SHD structural heart disease