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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients with peripheral cavitary lung lesions

From: Radial endobronchial ultrasound with a guide sheath for diagnosis of peripheral cavitary lung lesions: a retrospective study

Variable All (n = 50)
Age, median (range), year 67 (45–86)
Sex, n (%)
 Male 32 (64)
 Female 18 (36)
Lesion size, median (range), mm 33.5 (16–100)
Cavity wall thickness, median (range), mm 11 (3–64)
Distance from costal pleura, median (range), mm 0 (0–22)
Lobar location, n (%)
 Upper 21 (42)
 Middle 2 (4)
 Lower 27 (54)
Bronchus sign, n (%)
 Positive 41 (82)
 Negative 9 (18)
VBN, n (%)
 Yes 27 (54)
 No 23 (46)
EBUS, n (%)
 Within 26 (52)
 Adjacent to 18 (36)
 Invisible 6 (12)
  1. Abbreviations: EBUS endobronchial ultrasound, VBN virtual bronchoscopic navigation