Table 5

Rate of complications in relation to the number of punctures performed by the respective examiners
Examiner Minor complication Major complication Total biopsies
A 1 (1.0%) 0 96
B 1 (1.6%) 0 64
C 1 (1.9%) 0 52
D 0 1 (0.6%) 156
E 0 1 (1.3%) 78
F 0 1 (1.5%) 66
G 0 1 (1.7%) 59
H 0 1 (4.2%) 24
I 0 1 (5.6%) 18
J 1 (0.6%) 1 (0.6%) 164
K 1 (1.2%) 1 (1.2%) 86
L 7 (0.9%) 7 (0.9%) 776

Mueller et al.

Mueller et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2012 12:173   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-12-173

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