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Table 4 Safety outcomes measures of the study groups at discharge and during follow-up

From: Efficacy and safety of hydro-mechanical defragmentation in intermediate- and high-risk pulmonary embolism

Safety outcomes Group A (HMD)
No = 25
Group B (ST)
No = 25
p value
Bleeding complications    0.401
 Major bleeding 0 1 (4%)
 Minor bleeding 1 (4%) 3 (12%)
In hospital mortality    0.333
 Death 5 (20%) 8 (32%)
 Survival 20 (80%) 17 (68%)
30-day mortality    0.333
 Death 5 (20%) 8 (32%)
 Survival 20 (80%) 17 (68%)
  1. Data are presented as number and percent. HMD = hydro-mechanical defragmentation; ST = systemic thrombolysis; *Statistically significant difference (p < 0.05)