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Table 1 Baseline patient characteristics

From: Patients want more information after surgery: a prospective audit of satisfaction with perioperative information in lung cancer surgery

  Total sample (n = 292)
Mean age (range) 67 (24–88)
Gender % male 55.5% (162)
Operative procedure
 Cervical mediastinoscopy 4.1% (12)
 Wedge resection, segment 18.2% (53)
 Metastasectomy 5.5% (16)
 Lobectomy/bilobectomy 59.2% (173)
 Pneumonectomy 3.4% (10)
 Open and close 2.4% (7)
 Nonea 2.4% (7)
 Other 4.8% (14)
Incision
 VATS 37.3% (109)
  1. aPatients did not proceed to surgery for medical reasons