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Table 3 Operative techniques employed in 72 patients

From: Therapeutic evaluation of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery versus open thoracotomy for pediatric pulmonary hydatid disease

Operative technique VATS group, N Thoracotomy group, N
  NA Cys En NA Cys En
Additional palliative procedures       
 Pericystectomy(partially) 14 6 3 8 2 2
 Capitonnage 4 5 3 3 1 1
Additional radical procedures       
 Wedge resection 5 3 1 6 3 1
 Segmentectomy 1 2 0 1 1 0
 Lobectomy 1 0 0 1 0 0
  1. Removal of the cyst by (NA) needle aspiration, (Cys) cystotomy, or (En) enucleation of the intact cyst