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Table 3 Summary of articles reporting on chest tube in patients with thoracic surgery

From: No drains in thoracic surgery with ERAS program

AuthorYOPStudy PeriodTPNCTCTCT Group
OTBL
(mL)
OMLOSPNSEPTAT
Cheng [13]20192014–20182822463648 ± 63 ± 0.4VATS2202 (82.11%)2 (0.8%)
Watanabe [14]20171998–2002934234VATS WR3.6 ± 1.51 (2.9%)1 (2.9%)
Murakami [15]20172012–201416210260VATS12.9 ± 7.85 (8.3%)4 (6.7%)
Steunenberg [16]20172011–2014492821VATS WR41 (4.7%)1 (4.7%)
Lu [17]20162013–2015894445VATS WR4.1 ± 0.824 (53.3%)0 (0%)
Yang [7]20162015–201660303079 ± 32Uniportal VATS WR4.4 ± 1.34 (13.3%)
Holbek [18]20162015166510
Cui [8]20162012–2016173211939 ± 1224.7 ± 12.3VATS3.9 ± 2.72 (10.5%)
Ueda [19]20132011–2012502921198 ± 78189 ± 230VATS1 (4.7%)
Nakashima [20]20102000–2009333132201VATS WR6.7 ± 4.48 (4.0%)
  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