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Table 2 Parameters related to the surgical procedure

From: Lung cancer with chest wall invasion: retrospective analysis comparing en-bloc resection and ‘resection in bird cage’

  En-bloc resection ‘Resection in bird cage’  
N Value N Value p-value
Postoperative complications 17 10 (58.8%) 13 9 (69.2%) 0.42
Duration of hospital stays (days) 14 36.5 (10–62) 11 55 (25–177) 0.13
Postoperative radiotherapy 18 8 (44.4%) 11 1 (9.10%) 0.052
Postoperative chemotherapy 17 3 (17.7%) 10 1 (10%) 0.91
  1. Results expressed as median (minimum and maximum values) or number (percentage). N = Represents the total number of cases in which the finding was evaluated retrospectively.