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Table 2 Characteristics and outcome following surgery for carinal pathology

From: Carinal surgery: experience of a single center and review of the current literature

Patients Characteristics[8, 9] Histology[8, 10] Complications 36-45% Concomitant procedures Mortality Mainly due to MI, ARDS, PE 5 year survival
Predominantly males(2/3) SCCa 70%-77% Arrhythmia 18.3% SVC Surgery 22% 4% [2] 15% [12]
Previous lung surgery: 14-21.6% AdenoCa 18%-20% Anastomotic leak 16.7% Excision of diaphragm 3% 15% [8] 33.4% [13]
Previous chemoradiation: 15-36% Large Cell 2- 7% ARDS 10% Chest wall 2% 4% [9] 42% [8]
Carinal pneumonectomy: 58-68% Carinal Plasty: 30% Stump revision: 4% Mixed 1-3% Pneumonia 6.7% LA 1% 7.6% [11] 44% [11]
  1. References: [2, 813]
  2. SCCa: Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  3. SVC: Superior Vena Cava
  4. LA: Left Atrium
  5. MI: Myocardial Infarction
  6. ARDS: Adult respiratory distress Syndrome
  7. PE: Pulmonary Embolism