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Table 2 Postoperative events after propensity score matching

From: Subxiphoid vs transthoracic approach thoracoscopic surgery for spontaneous pneumothorax: a propensity score-matched analysis

  Transthoracic Subxiphoid p-value
Operative time (min) 57.31 ± 34.95 80.47 ± 27.04 0.004
No. of staples 2.66 ± 1.41 2.53 ± 1.67 0.747
Drainage (day) 5.22 ± 3.23 5.53 ± 3.17 0.698
Postoperative stay (days) 8.34 ± 3.70 10.13 ± 4.57 0.091
Postoperative recurrence 0 1 1.0
Arrhythmia during sugery 0 7 0.011