Table 1: Complete data of the 15 examined patients.

PatientAge (years)Structure directly adjacent to the foramenWidth of foramen (mm)Thickness of subcutaneous fat (cm)Distance from foramen to a vital structureDistance from the skin to the pericardium (cm)

169Lung52.206
251Lung0.51.805.3
363Lung1105.1
490Mediastinal fat3.82.14.77.4
555Lung21.103.7
658Mediastinal Fat2.80.41.73.1
783Pericard/heart4.31.713.9
869Lung 2.70.804.5
988Pericard/heart51.902.9
1085Pericard/heart1.41.20.53
1172Lung 3.41.509.1
1257Mediastinal fat2.10.82.74.2
1383Mediastinal fat51.32.85.2
1470Lung12.105.5
1549Lung101.905.6

Mean69.5 3.34.96