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Table 3 Periopetative outcomes

From: Natural air leak test without submergence for spontaneous pneumothorax

Characteristic Total New* % Classical p-value
Pleurodesis      
   Yes 15 0 0.0 15  
   No 199 35 17.6 164 0.078
Postoperative complication      
   Yes 15 0 0.0 15  
   No 199 35 17.6 164 0.08
Postoperative recurrence      
   Yes 35 7 20.0 28  
   No 179 28 15.6 151 0.524
Drainage periods (day)   1.857 (1-3)   2.268 (1-9) 0.031