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Table 4 Cardiopulmonary complications and mortality following lung cancer resection

From: The impact of emphysema on surgical outcomes of early-stage lung cancer: a retrospective study

Complication Non-emphysema (n = 301) Emphysema (n = 63) P
Pulmonary fistula 26 (8.6) 9 (14.3) 0.165
Bronchial fistula 0 (0) 1 (1.6) 0.173
Pneumonia 6 (1.8) 7 (11.1) 0.003
Emphysema 2 (0.7) 0 (0) 0.683
Arrhythmia 8 (2.7) 6 (9.5) 0.021
30-day mortality 0 (0) 0 (0)  
In-hospital death 1 (0.3) 0 (0)