Table 2

Periprocedural complications

Event, n (%)All patients
(n=608)
Catheter closure (n=433)Surgical closure (n=175)
Overall40 (6.6)20 (4.6)20 (11.4)
Arrhythmia19 (3.1)8 (1.8)11 (6.3)
Haematoma at the site of catheter insertion5 (0.8)5 (1.2)0
Device dislocation4 (0.7)4 (0.9)0
Vascular dissection2 (0.3)2 (0.5)0
Stroke1 (0.2)1 (0.2)0
Pericardial effusion4 (0.7)04 (2.3)
Atelectasis3 (0.5)03 (1.7)
Infection of the operational wound2 (0.3)02 (1.1)