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Table 3 The influence of procedural characteristics on peri-procedural complications

From: Carotid artery stenting in a single center, single operator, single type of device and 15 years of follow-up

Variable Major complicatons Minor complications
  n % p   n % p
Ulcer No 8 3,3% 0,111F No 96 39,7% 0,109x2
Yes 0 0,0% Yes 50 49,0%
Pre-stent angioplasty No 8 2,5% > 0,999F No 131 40,4% 0,002x2
Yes 0 0,0% Yes 15 75,0%
EPD No 7 5,1% 0,005X2 No 46 33,6% 0,007x2
Yes 1 0,5% Yes 100 48,3%
Post-stent angioplasty No 2 2,2% > 0,999F No 34 37,8% 0,297x2
Yes 6 2,4% Yes 112 44,1%
  1. X2: Chi-squared test; F: Fisher’s exact tests