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Table 2 Radiologic findings

From: Risk factors for the development of reexpansion pulmonary edema in patients with spontaneous pneumothorax

Variable With reexpansion pulmonary edema (n = 49) Without reexpansion pulmonary edema (n = 257) P value
Tension pneumothorax 22 (46.8%) 38 (16.2%) 0.000
Fibrotic adhesion 17 (36.2%) 93 (39.7%) 0.647
Size of pneumothorax (%) 57.0 ± 16.0 34.2 ± 17.6 0.000
Size of largest bullae (mm) 18.7 ± 18.6 19.8 ± 20.6 0.949
Number of bullae    0.840
  0 4 (8.9%) 18 (8.5%)  
  1 6 (13.3%) 35 (16.5%)  
  2 5 (11.1%) 22 (10.4%)  
  3 3 (6.7%) 26 (12.3%)  
  4 4 (8.9%) 12 (5.7%)  
  ≥5 23 (51.1%) 99 (46.7%)