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Table 2 Surgical characteristics of patients in the SITS and 3P- VATS groups

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
Operation time (min) 60.5±3.1 58.8±3.2 0.692
Number of resected lesions   0.101  
1 14 (73.7%) 13 (72.2%)  
2 4 (21.0%) 2 (11.1%)  
3 0 (0%) 3 (16.7%)  
4 1 (5.3%) 0 (0%)  
Post operative drainage (days) 1.11±0.09 1.22±0.09 0.349
Post operation hospital stays (days) 3.85±0.27 4.33±0.28 0.271
Wound infection 0 (0%) 1 (5.6%) 0.663
  1. SITS Single incinsionthoracoscopic surgery, 3P-VATS 3-port video assisted thoracoscopic surgery.