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Table 2 Complications in the perioperative period

From: Application and comparison of different implanted ports in malignant tumor patients

Complications Upper arm vein group Jugular vein group Subclavian vein group P value
Catheter misplacement 14 (13.1) 2 (2.9) 9 (5.4) 0.02
Pneumothorax 0 (0) 1 (1.4) 2 (1.2) 0.50
Hemothorax 0 0 0  
Artery injury 1 (0.9) 4 (5.9) 6 (3.6) 0.18
Change of puncture access 10 (9.3) 3 (4.3) 9 (5.4) 0.31
  1. Data in parenthesis is a percentage