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Table 3 Duration of chest drainage and hospital stay

From: Digital chest drainage system versus traditional chest drainage system after pulmonary resection: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Studies Duration of chest drainage (days), digital vs traditional Length of hospital stay (days), digital vs traditional
Takamochi 2017 b 2.0 vs 3.0, p = 0.149 6.0 vs 7.0, p = 0.548
Waele 2017a 2.3 vs 2.5, p = 0.055 4.8 vs 4.9, p = 0.403
Miller 2016 b 3.7 vs 5.3, p = 0.01 4.1 vs 5.6, p = 0.05
Shoji 2016 a 2.7 vs 3.7, p = 0.004 NA
Filosso 2015 a 3 vs 4, p = 0.0009 7 vs 8, p = 0.0385
Gilbert 2015 b 4.9 vs 5.6, p = 0.11 6.0 vs 6.0, p = 0.36
Pompili 2014 a 3.7 vs 4.7, p = 0.001 4.6 vs 5.6, p < 0.0001
Brunelli 2009 a 4.0 vs 4.9, p = 0.0007 5.4 vs 6.3, p = 0.007
  1. NA not available
  2. amean
  3. bmedian