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Table 3 Patients with postoperative PSP recurrence

From: Neo-generation of neogenetic bullae after surgery for spontaneous pneumothorax in young adults: a prospective study

Case number Sex Age (years) Laterality Neogenetic bullae on 1-year CT Period from surgery to first Rec (days) Therapy for Rec
First Rec Second Rec
1 M 16 L + 38 Observation only
2 M 16 L + 36 Observation only
3 M 16 L + 280 Observation only
4 M 17 L + 224 Observation only
5 M 18 R NA 48 Drainage and pleurodesis Observation only
6 M 18 R + 628 Drainage and pleurodesis
7 M 18 R + 60 Drainage and pleurodesis
8 M 18 L + 34 Observation only
9 M 20 L 419 Observation only Observation only
  1. CT computed tomography, PSP primary spontaneous pneumothorax, Rec recurrence, M male, L left, R right; drainage, continuous chest drainage
  2. NA: Case 5 did not have 1-year CT/follow-up