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Clinical Study

Propofol-Based Sedation Does Not Increase Rate of Complication during Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Procedure

Table 1

Characteristics of patients, duration of sedation, and indications of procedure (mean, SD and percentage).

Group A Group BP- value
( ) ( )

Age (yr) (mean, SD) 70.3 (8.5) 75.2 (10.7).376
Gender (%): Male 43 (46.7) 9 (45.0).888
      Female 49 (53.3) 11 (55.0)
Weight (kg) (mean, SD) 49.6 (4.8) 48.1 (6.4).107
ASA physical status (%): I-II 26 (28.3) 5 (25.0).768
          : III-IV 66 (71.7) 15 (75.0)
Duration of sedation (min) (mean, SD) 25.3 (5.5) 27.3 (7.0).121
Indication.980
 Cerebro-vascular accident 29 (31.5) 7 (35.0)
 Dementia 22 (23.9) 5 (25.0)
 Oral, larynx and esophageal malignancy 16 (17.4) 3 (15.0)
 Prolonged nasogastric tube insertion 8 (8.7) 1 (5.0)
 Others 17 (18.5) 4 (20.0)

Group A: propofol-based; Group B: non- propofol based.

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