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Table 7 Complication rates in patients aged 70 and older

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

Complication Open N = 22 VATS N = 30 P value (adjusted)
None 14 (64%) 21 (70%) 0.77
Pulmonary 7 (32%) 3 (10%) 0.08
Cardiac-arrhythmia 2 (9%) 5 (17%) 0.69
Hemorrhage 0 (0%) 1 (3%) 1.00
Other 0 (0%) 1 (3%) 1.00