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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of patients who underwent SITS and 3P- VATS

From: Pain following thoracoscopic surgery: retrospective analysis between single-incision and three-port video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery

  SITS (n=19) 3P-VATS (p=18) p-value
Indications    0.691
 Pneumothorax 10 (52.6%) 10 (55.6%)  
 Lung nodule 5 (26.3%) 6 (33.3)  
 Thymictumor 4 (21.1%) 2 (11.1%)  
Age (years) 44.6±5.4 43.4±5.5 0.878
Gender    0.801
   Male 13 (68.4%) 13 (72.2%)  
  Female 6 (31.6%) 5 (27.8%)  
BMI (kg/m2) 21.3±0.87 21.4±0.90 0.966
Side involved    0.861
  Right 11 (57.9%) 10 (55.6%)  
  Left 4 (42.1%) 8 (44.4%)  
  1. SITS Single incinsionthoracoscopic surgery, 3P-VATS 3-port video assisted thoracoscopic surgery.