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Table 2 The distribution of the patients in both groups according to late-stage complications.

From: A novel and safe technique in closed tube thoracostomy

Complications Group A Group B
  n % N %
Prolonged air leak 6 6.7 4 4.4
Ineffective drainage 4 4.4 0 0
Replaced drain 0 0 2 2.2
Complications associated with drain removal 2 2.2 1 1.1
TOTAL 12 13.3 7 7.8