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Table 1 Characteristics and outcomes of BPF patients

From: Treatment of Bronchopleural Fistula with Carbolic Acid instilled through Bronchofiberscope in post-pulmonectomy patients

  Age
(y)
Gender Initial symptom Surgical method Bronchopleural fistulae
Size (mm) Treatment times Cure time (d) Follow up
1 48 male Low fever Right PNY 3 5 35 alive
2 56 male High fever Right PNY 3.5 5 35 alive
3 50 male Blood sputum Left PNY 1 3 21 alive
4 71 male Irritating cough Left upper LBY 1.5 4 28 alive
5 57 female Low fever Right upper LBY 4 5 35 alive
6 65 male Fever/air bubble Left PNY 5 7 49 unknown
7 64 male Cough/fever Left PNY 7 7 49 alive
8 59 male Cough/fever Right PNY 1 2 14 alive
9 62 male Low fever Left upper LBY 4 7 49 alive
10 58 male Fever/sputum Left PNY 5 5 35 alive
11 45 male Low fever Left PNY 3.5 4 28 alive
12 56 male sputum Left PNY 4 5 35 alive
  1. BPF bronchopleural fistula, y years, PNY pneumonectomy, LBY lobectomy, d days