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Table 4 Perioperative complications in patients.

From: Surgical complications in neuromuscular scoliosis operated with posterior- only approach using pedicle screw fixation

Major complications All Group 1 Group 2 Minor complications All Group 1 Group 2
Pulmonary Complications
Hemothorax/Pneumothorax 5 3 2 Pneumonia 4 2 2
Pleural effsion need Chest tube 1 1   Atelectesis 3 3  
Pulmonary edema need ICU care 2 1 1 Mild pleural effusion 1 1  
Neurological Complications
Complete spinal cord injury 1 1   Tingling sensations or radiationg pain 1   1
Abdominal complications
Pancreatitis     UTI 8 5 3
Superior messentric artery syndrome     Paralytic Ileus 3 2 1
Organic disease     Gastritis/vomitting 3 3  
Cardiac complications
Arrythmia        
Cardiac arrest (Death) 1   1     
Wound related complications
Deep wound infection 1   1 Superficaial infection 1   1
     Wound dehiscence 1 1  
Death (other than cardiac arrest)
Hypovolemic shock 1 1      
  1. Perioperative complications rates should be calculated from total operated numbers of patients (50).