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Table 4 Comparative analysis of biopsy complications N(%)

From: Adequacy and complication rates of percutaneous renal biopsy with 18- vs. 16-gauge needles in native kidneys in Chinese individuals

  18G 16G p
Minor complications
 lumbar or abdominal pain 3 (4.17%) 14 (7.07%) 0.572
 gross hematuria 3 (4.17%) 6 (3.03%) 0.704
 perinephric hematoma without symptoms 3 (4.17%) 3 (1.52%) 0.195
serious complications 0 (0%) 2 (1.02%) 1
Total complications 9 (12.5%) 25 (12.63%) 1
Total number 72 198