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Table 1 Patients’ characteristics

From: The feasibility of a Two-incision video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy

Characteristics No. (%)
Histology (n = 73) Malignancy 65 (89)
  Primary 61 (84)
  Adenocarcinoma 35 (48)
Squamous cell carcinoma 18 (25)
Others 8 (11)
Metastasis 4 (6)
  Recurrent lung cancer (adenocarcinoma) 2 (3)
Rectal cancer (Adenocarcinoma) 2 (3)
Benign 8 (11)
  Tuberculosis 3 (4)
Bronchiectasis 3 (4)
Pulmonary sequestration 1 (1)
Bronchogenic cyst 1 (1)
Type of surgery (n = 74) Segmentectomy 2 (3)
Right upper lobectomy 20 (27)
Right middle lobectomy 5 (7)
Right lower lobectomy 18 (24)
Left upper lobectomy 11 (15)
Left lower lobectomy 14 (19)
Bilobectomy (right middle & lower) 3 (4)
  Pneumonectomy (left) 1 (3)