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Table 3 Early mobilisation of all patients on POD1

From: Risk factors and short-term outcomes of postoperative pulmonary complications after VATS lobectomy

Early Mobility on POD1 Total
(n = 285)
PPC
(n = 21)
Non-PPC
(n = 264)
p value
Unable to mobilise 42 (14.7%) 7 (33.3%) 35 (13.3%) 0.05
Distance Walked < 10 m 6 (2.1%) 0 (0%) 6 (2.3%)
Distance Walked > 10 m 237 (83.2%) 14 (66.7%) 223 (84.5%)
Unable to Sit Outa 10 (3.5%) 2 (9.5%) 8 (3%) 0.16
  1. POD1, postoperative day 1. aThese patients are included in the group who were unable to mobilise