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Table 3 Bronchoscopic outcomes in the analysed population

From: Virtual bronchoscopic navigation without X-ray fluoroscopy to diagnose peripheral pulmonary lesions: a randomized trial

  VBNA XRFA P-value
Bronchial generation of virtual bronchoscopic images (n, median) [range] 4
[2-7]
N/A N/A
Endoscopically inserted bronchial generation (n, median) [range] 4
[1-6]
3
[1-6]
0.025
Agreement between virtual bronchoscopic images and actual bronchi, n (%) 61/65
(93.8)
N/A N/A
Confirmation of lesion by EBUS, n (%) 62/65 (95.4) 62/64 (96.9) 0.507
Sampling by biopsy, (n, median) [range] 5
[1-7]
5
[0-12]
0.434
Sampling by brushing (n, median) [range] 2
[0-4]
2
[1-5]
0.983
Duration
 Total examination (min, median) [range] 16.6
[7.6-36.5]
18.5
[8.3-55.4]
0.081
 Examination before sample collection, (min, median) [range] 5.9
[2.2-18.2]
6.2
[2.0-33.1]
0.371
 Fluoroscopy exposure (min, median) [range] N/A 5.3
[2.5-32.8]
N/A
 Fluoroscopy before sample collection (min, median) [range] N/A 1.4
[0.2-20.2]
N/A
Complications, n (%) 1/65
(1.5)
3/64
(4.7)
0.304