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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the patients

From: Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) with mini-thoracotomy for the management of pulmonary hydatid cysts

  Number Percent
Gender
 Males 62 51.7%
 Females 58 48.3%
 Total 120  
Lung involved
 Left 58 48.3%
 Right 52 43.3%
 Bilateral 10 8.3%
Clinical type of cysts
 Intact 52 40%
 Ruptured into the bronchi 66 50.7%
 Ruptured into the pleura 8 6.1%
 Infected 4 3.07%
 Total 130