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Table 3 Surgical outcomes of patients undergoing U-VATS

From: Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery following neoadjuvant chemotherapy for locally-advanced lung cancer

Item No. (%) or range
Lobe resection
 Right upper lobectomy 9 (31.1)
 Right middle lobectomy 2 (6.9)
 Right lower lobectomy 7 (24.1)
 Left upper lobectomy 5 (17.2)
 Left lower lobectomy 6 (20.7)
Postoperative TNM staging
 No tumor 2 (6.9)
 IA 1 (3.5)
 IB 3 (10.3)
 IIA 7 (24.1)
 IIB 10 (34.5)
 IIIA 5 (17.2)
 IIIB 1 (3.5)
Operation time (min) 160 ± 38.5
Intraoperative blood loss (ml) 167.8 ± 78.4
No. of lymph nodes dissected 21.9 ± 3.7
Postoperative chest tube duration (days) 5.6 ± 1.9
Postoperative hospital stay (days) 7.7 ± 1.9
Time to chemotherapy (days) 35.5 ± 2.8