Table 4

Safety data

Safety dataN%
Mortality5/1313.8
 Peroperatively0
 Same admission (postoperative day 2, 3, 5, 19, 23)5
Major complication6/1314.6
 Trapped lung with empyema, needing decortication and chronic dialysis2
 Empyema, acute renal insufficiency and dialysis once1
 Trapped lung, persisting wound infection and decortication1
 Repetitive pneumothorax1
 Pneumonia, needing ICU admission1
Minor complication2/1311.5
 Important subcutaneous emphysema1
 Transient haemoptysis1
  • ICU, Intensive Care Unit.