Table 5

Procedural Complications (Group A vs. Group B)

All
(n = 3,000)
Group A
(n = 2,125)
Group B
(n = 875)
p Value
Overall110 (3.7)63 (2.9)47 (5.4)0.001
Death (4 weeks)000
AE fistula1 (0.03)1 (0.05)00.520
Hemothorax4 (0.13)2 (0.09)2 (0.2)0.359
Stroke/TIA9 (0.3)5 (0.2)4 (0.4)0.31
PV stenosis >50%000
Phrenic nerve palsy15 (0.5)015 (1.7)<0.001
Vascular access81 (2.7)55 (2.6)26 (2.9)0.556

Values are n (%).

AE = atrioesophageal; PV = pulmonary vein; TIA = transient ischemic attack.

  • p < 0.05.