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Table 3 Postoperative short term complication comparison between two groups

From: Sublobectomy is a safe alternative for localized cavitary pulmonary tuberculosis

Variable, N Lobectomy (n = 129) Sublobectomy (n = 74)
Increased amount of drainage 7 2
Sustained air leak 6 2
Hemothorax 3 1
Chylothorax 2 0
pulmonary infection and empyema 1 0
Stress asthma 1 0
Angina 1 0