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Table 4 Outcomes according to the case-volume

From: Adult lung transplantation case-volume and in-hospital and long-term mortality in Korea

   Case-volume (LTs per year)a  
Total Low volume centers
(< 5 LTs/year)
High volume centers
(≥ 5 LTs/year)
P value
ICU length of stay, days 36.5 ± 69.4 38.7 ± 31.1 35.9 ± 77.1 0.764
Hospital length of stay, days 82.1 ± 88.6 91.8 ± 74.8 79.2 ± 92.1 0.292
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD. LT lung transplantation, ICU intensive care unit
  2. aAverage number of lung transplantations from 2011 to 2016