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Table 1 Patient characteristics (n = 9)

From: VATS surgical anatomical resection of bronchopulmonary sequestration presenting as chest sepsis

Age (years) [median, (IQR)] 34.5, [29–50]
% Male 67% (n = 6)
Laterality (% L) 44% (n = 4)
Laterality (% R) 56% (n = 5)
VATS approach 100%
% Lower Lobe 78% (n = 7)
Mean % DLco 100%
% Never smokers 89% (n = 8)
Average PS 0 (n = 9)
Mean operative time 155 ± 16 min (n = 9)
Mean intra-operative blood loss 320 ± 43mls (n = 9)
Conversion to open 0
Presence of dense adhesions overlying feeding vessel 33% (n = 3)
Pleural plaques 0
Mean Length of post-operative stay (days) 3
Pathology Intralobar sequestration (n = 4)
Extralobar sequestration (n = 5)
Presenting complaint Recurrent Chest Infections (n = 9)