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Table 5 Postoperative cardiopulmonary complications using propensity score-matched analysis

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

Variables β2-agonists group (n = 67) Control group (n = 67) P-value
Cardiovascular complications 6 (9%) 9 (13%) 0.411
 Atrial arrhythmias 6 (9%) 8 (12%) 0.572
  Atrial fibrillation 6 (9%) 7 (10%) 0.770
  Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia 0 1 (2%) 0.316
 Acute myocardial infarction 0 1 (2%) 0.316
 Thromboembolic events 0 1 (2%) 0.316
Respiratory complications 9 (13%) 8 (12%) 0.795
 Pneumonia 5 (8%) 3 (5%) 0.466
 Atelectasis with bronchoscopic therapy 4 (6%) 4 (6%) 1.000
 Respiratory insufficiency requiring tracheostomy 0 0 1.000
 Respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation 1 (2%) 1 (2%) 1.000