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Table 3 Complications after port implantation

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
Foundation exposure 2 (1.9) 1 (1.4) 0 (0) 0.23
Seepage on foundation 1 (0.9) 1 (1.4) 1 (0.6) 0.82
Thrombus 1 (0.9) 3 (4.3) 6 (3.6) 0.03
Infection 1 (0.9) 2 (2.9) 6 (3.6) 0.40
Poor transfusion 1 (0.9) 5 (7.1) 12 (7.2) 0.01
Catheter breakage 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (1.2) 0.34
Pinch-off syndrome 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 (1.8) 0.20
Patients with pump removal 3 (2.8) 5 (7.1) 13 (7.8) 0.23
  1. Data in parenthesis is a percentage