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Table 4 Details of Surgical Procedures

From: A comparison of perioperative outcomes of Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgical (VATS) Lobectomy with open thoracotomy and lobectomy: Results of an analysis using propensity score based weighting

  Open lobe (n = 62)   VATS lobe (n = 74)   P value
Histology      
Adeno 44 71% 50 68% 0.898
Squamous 9 15% 12 16%  
Other 9 15% 12 16%  
Clinical stage      
IA 49 79% 65 88% 0.242
IB 13 21% 9 12%  
Pathologic stage      
IA 32 52% 45 61% 0.165
IB 20 32% 12 16%  
II 5 8% 7 9%  
III, IV 5 8% 10 14%  
Type of resection      
RUL 20 32% 23 31% 0.168
RML 3 5% 10 14%  
RLL 8 13% 12 16%  
LUL 18 29% 14 19%  
LLL 10 16% 10 14%  
Bilobectomy 3 5% 1 1%  
Segmentectomy 0 0% 4 5%