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Table 4 Mortality and complications rate

From: Percutaneous transhepatic hemodialysis catheters in chronic hemodialysis patients: technique, functional outcome, and complications from a large population study

Procedure-related mortality0%
Hepatic subcapsular hematoma3/296 (1%)
Catheter migration0.14 per 100 catheter-days
Sepsis0.15 per 100 catheter-days
Catheter thrombosis0.18 per 100 catheter-days
Exit site infection0.32 per 100 catheter-days
Intra-peritoneal hemorrhage0%
Contrast reaction0%
Intra-venous thrombosis0%