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Table 4 Complications after surgery for bronchiectasis

From: A long-term study assessing the factors influencing survival and morbidity in the surgical management of bronchiectasis

Complication No. of Patients
   Bronchopleural fistula 1 (0.7%)
   Postoperative bleeding 3 (2.3%)
   Respiratory failure 1 (0.7%)
   Empyema 5 (3.8%)
Prolonged air leak (> 10 day) 5 (3.8%)
   Pulmonary edema 1 (0.7%)
   Arrhythmias 2 (1.5%)
   Atelectasis 7 (5.4%)
   Pneumonia 4 (3.1%)
   Total 29 (22.4%)