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Table 4 Intraoperative and postoperative complications

From: Segmentectomy as a safe and equally effective surgical option under complete video-assisted thoracic surgery for patients of stage I non-small cell lung cancer

   Segmentectomy (N=36) Lobectomy (N=138) Total (N=174) P
   n (%) n (%) n (%)  
Intraoperative complication hemorrhoea 1 (2.8%) 6 (4.3%) 7 (4.0%)  
  pleural adhesions - 4 (2.9%) 4 (2.3%)  
  total 1 (2.8%) 10 (7.2%) 11 (6.3%) 0.85
Postoperative complication pneumoderma 1 (2.8%) 1 (0.7%) 2 (1.1%)  
  air leakage - 1 (0.7%) 1 (0.6%)  
  hemorrhoea - 1 (0.7%) 1 (0.6%)  
  hypoxemia 2 (5.6%) - 2 (1.1%)  
  total 3 (8.3%) 3 (2.2%) 6 (3.4%) 0.07
  1. *P<0.05 is considered statistically significant.