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Table 2 Comparison of postoperative complications between two groups

From: Modified technique of closing the port site after multiport thoracoscopic surgery using the shingled suture technique: a single centre experience

Postoperative complications Modified technique group (n = 67) n(%) Traditional method group (n = 51) n (%) X 2/F value P value
Pleural effusion leakage 1 (1.49) 5 (9.80) 4.15 0.04
Post-removal pneumothorax 0 0
Wound infection 0 0
Wound dehiscence 0 2 (3.92) 2.67 0.10
NRS
Mean ± SD 2.12 ± 1.45 1.78 ± 1.15 0.48 0.49
PSAS
 Mean ± SD 6.88 ± 2.10 7.92 ± 2.83 10.01 0.002
OSAS
 Mean ± SD 5.76 ± 1.74 6.80 ± 2.71 11.62 0.001