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Table 3 The pooled rate of severe intra-operative, postoperative and follow-up complications

From: A meta-analysis of perventricular device closure of doubly committed subarterial ventricular septal defects

Pooled eventsEvents(n)%Included studiesIncidence(95%CI)Heterogeneity(I2)p
Intra-operative severe complications5310090.106 (0.073–0.140)70.70.208
newly aortic regurgitation2247.8380.049 (0.014–0.84)70.50,001
significant residual shunt1328.2680.016 (0.003–0.029)16.30.302
device mal-position817.3980.000(−0.001–0.001)16.40.301
failure in establishing track36.5280.000(−0.001–0.001)0.00.871
severe arrhythmias00.0090.000 (0.000–0.000)0.01.000
Post-operative severe complications4100.0090.000(−0.001–0.001)0.00.847
Occluder dislocation250.0090.000(−0.001–0.001)0.00.979
Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction125.0090.000(−0.001–0.001)0.00.998
wound infection requiring reoperation125.0090.000(−0.001–0.001)0.00.998
Mild to significant aortic reguriation00.0090.000 (0.000–0.000)0.01.000
Mild to significant tricuspid regurgitation00.0090.000 (0.000–0.000)0.01.000
Severe arrhythmias00.0090.000 (0.000–0.000)0.01.000
Follow-up severe complications00.0090.000 (0.000–0.000)0.01.000
Severe arrhythmias00.0090.000 (0.000–0.000)0.01.000
Mild to significant aortic reguriation00.0090.000 (0.000–0.000)0.01.000
Mild to significant tricuspid regurgitation00.0090.000 (0.000–0.000)0.01.000
Mild to significant residual shunt00.0090.000 (0.000–0.000)0.01.000