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Review Article

Hemorrhagic Complications of Paracentesis: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Table 3

Identified site of bleeding and type of intervention in subjects in hemorrhagic complication.

Type of intervention
(%)
Open or laparoscopic surgeryTranscatheter intervention
8 (33.3%)16 (66.72%)

Site of bleeding
(%)
Inferior epigastric arteryMesenteric varixUnidentifiedOther
17 (58.6%)6 (20.7%)3 (10.3%)3 (10.3%)

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