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Table 4 The complication of SP-VATS anatomic resection for chronic inflammatory lung disease regarding the different phase

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

  First half phase
n = 33
Second half phase
n = 32
P-value
Overall, n (%) 12 (36.4) 7 (21.9) 0.202
Prolonged air leak > 7 days, n (%) 4 (12.1) 3 (9.4) 0.723
Post-surgical empyema, n (%) 3 (9.1) 2 (6.2) 0.670
Massive hemothorax, n (%) 1 (3.0) 0 0.325
Pneumonia, n (%) 1 (3.0) 0 0.325
Respiratory failure with tracheostomy, n (%) 1 (3.0) 0 0.325
Wound infection, n (%) 0 1 (3.1) 0.310
Arrhythmia, n (%) 1 (3.0) 1 (3.1) 0.982
AUR, n (%) 1 (3.0) 0 0.325
Othersa, n (%) 2 (6.1) 0 0.160
  1. AUR acute urinary retention
  2. aOthers included one case of neutropenic fever and another of cerebrovascular accident