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Table 2 Incidence of postoperative cardiopulmonary complications

From: Pulmonary arterial enlargement predicts cardiopulmonary complications after pulmonary resection for lung cancer: a retrospective cohort study

PCC Total PA/A ratio ≤1.0 PA/A ratio >1.0 P value
(n = 237) (n =217) (n = 20)
Any complication 16 (7) 9 (4) 7 (35) 0.0001
Atrial fibrillation 7 (3) 5 (2) 2 (10) 0.11
Pneumonia 5 (2) 3 (1) 2 (10) 0.06
Atelectasis 5 (2) 3 (1) 2 (10) 0.06
Hypoxaemia 3 (1) 1 (1) 2 (10) 0.02
Acute heart failure 1 (0.4) 0 (0) 1 (0.5) 0.08
30-day mortality 0 (0) 0 (0) (0) 1.0
In-hospital mortality 1 (0.4) 1 (0.4) 0 (0) 1.0
  1. All values are n (%)
  2. PCC postoperative cardiopulmonary complication, PA/A ratio pulmonary-artery-to-aorta ratio