Table 3

Complications in patients receiving different levels of sedation

None or mild sedation (n=49) (n (%))Heavy sedation or paralyzed (n=26) (n (%))p Value
Intracerebral hemorrhage
 Symptomatic4 (8.2)5 (19.2)0.26
 Asymptomatic7 (14.3)9 (34.6)0.07
Infections4 (8.2)8 (30.8)0.02
Access site related complications12 (24.5)4 (15.4)0.55
Vessel dissection or perforation01 (3.9)0.35
Acute myocardial infection2 (4.1)1 (3.9)1