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Table 5 Local recurrence and distant metastases

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

Characteristics   Segmentectomy (N=36) Lobectomy (N=138) Total (N=174) P
   n (%) n (%) n (%)  
Recurrences distant 0 3 (2.2%) 3 (1.7%) 1.00
  locoregional 1 (2.8%) 3 (2.2%) 4 (2.3%) 1.00
  total 1 (2.8%) 6 (4.4%) 7 (4.0%)  
Distant metastases brain and bone metastases 0 1 (0.7%) 1 (0.6%) 1.00
  bone metastasis 0 1 (0.7%) 1 (0.6%)  
  pericardial effusion 0 1 (0.7%) 1 (0.6%)  
  total 0 3 (2.1%) 3 (1.8%)  
Local recurrences offside 1 (2.8%) 1 (0.7%) 2 (1.1%) 0.61
  ipsilateral - 2 (1.4%) 2 (1.1%)  
  total 1 (2.8%) 3 (2.2%) 4 (2.2%)  
  1. *P<0.05 is considered statistically significant.