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Table 3 Cannula related complications

From: Variables associated with successful vascular access cannulation in hemodialysis patients: a prospective cohort study

Variables n (%)
Number of cannulation attempts
 3 68 (3.5)
 4 16 (0.8)
 6 1 (0.1)
Used an existing CVC 6 (0.3)
Temporary insertion of a CVC 0 (0.0)
Single needle dialysis 0 (0.0)
No HD 13 (0.7)
Extravasation occurred 17 (0.9)
Hematoma 26 (1.3)
Mean Kt/V (n = 1084)
Mean 1.38 SD (0.21)
  1. n number, % percentage, CVC Central venous catheter, HD Hemodialysis