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Table 2 Definitions of perioperative complications.

From: Protocol of an expertise based randomized trial comparing surgical Venae Sectio versus radiological Puncture of Vena Subclavia for insertion of Totally Implantable Access Port in oncological patients

Pneumothorax Radiological findings
Hematothorax Radiological findings or sonografic findings
Intraoperative lesion of nerves Clinical diagnosis or EMG findings
Dislocation of the catheter or the port chamber Radiological finding
Intolerance of contrast agent Any allergic reaction of contrast agent which requires any application of drugs