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Table 2 Complications related to hook wire placement

From: Pre-operative localization of solitary pulmonary nodules with computed tomography-guided hook wire: report of 181 patients

Type of complication Number of patients
Pneumothorax 71 (38 %)
 Asymptomatic 67 (35,9 %)
 Symptomatic 4 (2,1 %)
Parenchymal bleeding 11 (5,9 %)
Hemothorax 0
Dislodgement 7 (3,7 %)
Absence of lesion in the surgical specimen 11 (6 %)