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Table 4 Adverse events of transbronchial lung biopsy

From: Diagnostic yield, safety, and impact of transbronchial lung biopsy in mechanically ventilated, critically ill patients: a retrospective study

Adverse events n (%)
No. of patients with AE 5 (11.9)
No. of AE 8
Pneumothorax
 All patients 3 (7.1)
 Patients without chest drainage 3 (12.5)
Minor bleeding 3 (7.1)
Major bleeding 0 (0.0)
Hemodynamic instability 1 (2.4)
Death 1 (2.4)
  1. Categorical variables are presented as number (%)
  2. Abbreviations: AE adverse event(s)