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Table 3 The frequency of endomyocardial biopsy (EMB) complications

From: Endomyocardial biopsy via the femoral access - still safe and valuable diagnostic tool

Complications Number of events % of events
All complications 6 1.9
Major complications 2 0.64
Perforation with pericardial tamponade 2 0.64
Minor complications 4 1.28
Pericardial effusion 1 0.32
Access site hematoma 2 0.64
Right coronary artery-right ventricular fistula 1 0.32
Without complications 309 98.1