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Table 5 Incidence of adverse events and Infection after PSE

From: Quantitative splenic embolization possible: application of 8Spheres conformal microspheres in partial splenic embolization (PSE)

   Group Chi-square test (p-value)
300–500 um group (N = 83) 500–700 um group (N = 96) Pearson Chi-square Fisher's exact test
Postoperative fever      
 No Count (%) 14 (16.9%) 19 (19.8%) 0.502 0.613
 Yes Count (%) 69 (83.1%) 77 (80.2%)   
Postoperative vomiting      
 No Count (%) 58 (69.9%) 71 (74.0%) 0.224 0.351
 Yes Count (%) 25 (30.1%) 25 (26.0%)   
Postoperative abdominal pain      
 No Count (%) 11 (13.3%) 27 (28.1%) 0.027 0.032
 Yes Count (%) 72 (86.7%) 69 (71.9%)   
Postoperative Infection      
 No Count (%) 83 (100%) 95 (99.0%) 0.746 0.875
 Yes Count (%) 0 (0%) 1 (1.0%)   
Hydrothorax      
 No Count (%) 66 (79.5%) 74 (77.1%) 0.496 0.535
 Yes Count (%) 17 (20.5%) 22 (22.9%)   
Ascites      
 No Count (%) 60 (72.3%) 68 (70.8%) 0.557 0.682
 Yes Count (%) 23 (27.7%) 28 (29.2%)