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Clinical Study

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

Table 2

Overall complication rate, sedation and procedure related complication, anesthetic personnel, and mortality rate (n, %).

Group AGroup B P-value

Overall complication rate 23 (25.0)4 (20.0).636
Sedation-related complication
 Respiratory system 5 (5.4)0.286
  Hypoxia 2 (2.2)0.506
  Upper airway obstruction 3 (3.3)0.413
 Cardiovascular system 17 (18.5)4 (20.0).874
  Hypotension 15 (16.3)2 (10.0).476
  Hypertension 01 (5.0)
  Bradycardia 2 (2.2)0.506
  Tachycardia 01 (5.0)
Procedure related complication
 Bleeding 1 (1.1)0.640
Anesthetic personnel.986
 Residents 55 (59.8)12 (60.0)
 Anesthetic nurses 37 (40.2)8 (40.0)
Mortality rate 00 1.000

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

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