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Table 2 Summary of articles reporting on no chest tube in patients with thoracic surgery

From: No drains in thoracic surgery with ERAS program

AuthorYOPStudy PeriodTPNCTCTNCT Group
OTBL
(mL)
OMLOSPNSEPTAT
Cheng [13]20192014–20182822463648 ± 63 ± 0.4VATS2202 (82.11%)2 (0.8%)
Watanabe [14]20171998–2002934234VATS WR3.2 ± 1.02 (4.7%)
Murakami [15]20172012–201416210260VATS9.7 ± 3.83 (1.8%)5 (3.0%)
Steunenberg [16]20172011–2014492821VATS WR31 (3.5%)2 (7.1%)
Lu [17]20162013–2015894445VATS WR3.1 ± 0.915 (16.8%)0 (0%)
Yang [7]20162015–201660306072 ± 21Uniportal VATS WR3.1 ± 0.72 (6.6%)
Holbek [18]2016201516651036VATS WR12 (1.2%)
Cui [8]20162012–2016173211937 ± 1120.8 ± 15.7VATS1.5 ± 0.72 (9.5%)
Ueda [19]20132011–2012502921152 ± 5363 ± 62VATS
Nakashima [20]20102000–2009333132201VATS WR4.6 ± 2.210 (7.5%)
  1. YOP year of publication, TP Total Patients, NCT No chest tube, CT Chest tube, M male, F female, - Not report, VATS, video-assisted thoracic surgery, LOS length of stay, PN Pneumonia, SE Subcutaneous emphysema, PT Pneumothorax, AT Arrhythmia, OT Operation time, WR wedge resection, OM Operation method, BL Blood loss