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Table 2 Comparison of complications between Pull-type and Introducer PEG.

From: Safety of pull-type and introducer percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes in oncology patients: a retrospective analysis

Complications Pull-type PEG Introducer PEG  
total (%) 4 (12) 11 (48) P = 0.004
local infection (%) 3 (9) 3 (12) P = 0.678
bleeding (%) 0 (0) 1 (4) P = 0.237
perforation (%) 1 (3) 3 (12) P = 0.167
tube removal (%) 0 (0) 4 (17) P = 0.015
surgery (%) 1(3) 3 (12) P = 0.167
mortality (%) 0 (0) 2 (8) P = 0.091
  1. P < 0.05 unpaired Student's t test.