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Table 2 The success rates and complications of VATS marking

From: Near-infrared dye marking for thoracoscopic resection of small-sized pulmonary nodules: comparison of percutaneous and bronchoscopic injection techniques

No. of markers CT-guided percutaneous needle injection Bronchoscopic injection
No. of patients 15 22
Single marking 14/14 (100%) 15/16 (86.0%)
Double marking 0/1 (0%) 5/6 (83.3%)
Complication   
 Pneumothorax 3/15 (20%) 0/22 (0%)
 Other 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
  1. VATS video-assisted thoracic surgery