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Table 8 Perioperative Results, Adjusted Data

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

Op. N Peri-op mortality
(%)
Length of Stay
(Adjusted median days)
Chest tube removal (Adjusted median days) Adverse Events (Adjusted % of patients with at least one) Lymph Node Stations (Adjusted # sampled/patient) Lymph Nodes (Adjusted mean # removed/patient)
Thor 62 1 (1.6%) 7 5 39% 4.6 18.1
VATS 74 1 (1.4%) 4 3 34% 4.3 14.8
   P = 1.00 HR = 0.33 HR = 0.42    
P-value    P < 0.0001 P = 0.0001 P = 0.61 P = 0.31 P = 0.17