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Table 5 Morbidty/mortality

From: What factors predict recurrence of a spontaneous pneumothorax?

Complication Rec Non-rec
Uneventful 31 168
Air leak 4 11*
Empyema 0 1*
Mortality 0 0
In-hospital death 0 0
  1. *: One subject had a postoperative complication of both an air leak and empyema.