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Table 2 Complications of therapy

From: Chest trauma experience over eleven-year period at al-mouassat university teaching hospital-Damascus: a retrospective review of 888 cases

Morbidity Number of cases Percentage (%)
Prolonged air leak 39 4.4
Clotted Hemothorax 15 1.7
Atelectasis 7 0.8
Pneumonia 5 0.56
Empyema 5 0.56
ARDS 3 0.33
Surgical bleeding 2 0.22
Peptic ulcer 2 0.22