Table 4

Complication rates between NBCA and Onyx divided before year 2000 and after year 2000

Included studiesNBCA rate (95% CI)EVOH rate (95% CI)ORp Value
Complication rate
 All0.052 (0.035 to 0.068)0.068 (0.048 to 0.087)
 Before 20000.057 (0.035 to 0.079)
 After 20000.046 (0.020 to 0.073)
 Without DC0.071 (0.052 to 0.09)1.4080.56
Complete obliteration rate
 All0.137 (0.083 to 0.192)0.305 (0.178 to 0.433)
 Before 20000.105 (0.056 to 0.153)
 After 20000.241 (.134 to 0.349)1.350.34
 Without DC0.301 (0.167 to 0.436)
  • DC, detachable catheter; EVOH, ethylene-vinyl alcohol co-polymer; NBCA, n-butyl cyanoacrylate.