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Table 2 Perioperative data of SP- and MP-VATS anatomic resection for chronic inflammatory lung disease

From: Single-port thoracoscopic anatomic resection for chronic inflammatory lung disease

  SP-VATS
(n = 65)
MP-VATS
(n = 105)
P-value
Calcified LNs, n (%) 8 (12.3) 20 (19.0) 0.250
Pleural adhesion (A), n (%)    0.269
 No or focal (0) 44 (67.7) 58 (55.2)  
 Limited, < 50% of pleural cavity (1) 9 (13.8) 19 (18.1)  
Diffuse, 50% of pleural cavity (2) 12 (18.5) 28 (26.7)  
Fissure adhesion (B), n (%)    0.226
 No or focal (0) 33 (50.8) 57 (54.3)  
 Limited, < 50% of interlobar area (1) 18 (27.7) 18 (17.1)  
Diffuse or fused, 50% of interlobar area (2) 14 (21.5) 30 (28.6)  
Adhesion score (A + B), n (%)    0.221
 0 24 (36.9) 43 (41.0)  
 1 20 (30.8) 18 (17.1)  
 2 9 (13.8) 14 (13.3)  
 3 6 (9.2) 11 (10.5)  
 4 6 (9.2) 19 (18.1)  
Adhesion score, binary grading, n (%)    0.113
 Low (Score 0–3) 59 (90.8) 86 (81.9)  
 High (Score 4) 6 (9.2) 19 (18.1)  
Operation time (min), mean ± SD 186.3 ± 67.8 211.6 ± 79.7 0.037
Intraoperative blood loss (mL), mean ± SD 256.2 ± 412.1 300.0 ± 431.4 0.515
Major vessel injury, n (%)a 9 (13.8) 6 (5.8) 0.076
Conversion, n (%) 2 (3.1) 11 (10.5) 0.135
Chest tube duration (days)    0.184
 Mean ± SD 6.7 ± 15.4 4.1 ± 3.4  
 Median (IQR) 3.0 (3.3) 3.0 (1.0)  
ICU stay (days)    0.407
 Mean ± SD 0.7 ± 1.6 0.6 ± 1.2  
 Median (IQR) 0 (1.0) 0 (1.0)  
Postoperative hospital stay (days)    0.107
 Mean ± SD 8.4 ± 10.5 6.2 ± 3.6  
 Median (IQR) 5.0 (4.0) 5.0 (3.0)  
Complication, n (%) 19 (29.2) 15 (14.3) 0.018
  1. ICU intensive care unit
  2. aMajor vessel injury is the injury of pulmonary artery, and suture repair is needed