Table 1—

Manoeuvre-related complications

ComplicationEventsPercentage
Airway obstruction (secretion)102/77213
Transient oxygen desaturation97/76413
Arrhythmias16/7732
Hypotension15/7731.9
Vomiting12/7731.6
Accidental loss of central venous catheter5/7750.6
Accidental extubation3/7720.4
Accidental loss of thoracic or abdominal drains2/6710.2