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Table 2 Postoperative cardiopulmonary complications

From: Long acting β2-adrenocepter agonists are not associated with atrial arrhythmias after pulmonary resection

  β2-agonists group (n = 71) Control group (n = 103) P-value
Cardiovascular complications 7 (10%) 10 (10%) 0.974
 Atrial arrhythmias 7 (10%) 8 (8%) 0.629
  Atrial fibrillation 7 (10%) 7 (7%) 0.465
  Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia 0 1 (1%) 0.405
 Acute myocardial infarction 0 1 (1%) 0.405
 Thromboembolic events 0 2 (2%) 0.238
Respiratory complications 9 (13%) 11 (11%) 0.685
 Pneumonia 5 (7%) 5 (5%) 0.542
 Atelectasis with bronchoscopic therapy 4 (6%) 4 (4%) 0.588
 Respiratory insufficiency requiring tracheostomy 0 1 (1%) 0.405
 Respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation 1 (1%) 3 (3%) 0.515