Advances in Urology / 2009 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

The Incidence and Management of Pleural Injuries Occurring during Open Nephrectomy

Table 1

Analysis of risk factors for occurrence of pleural injury during nephrectomy.

Pleural injury -value

Age .221
Gender: , (%)
Male11, (10.5)94, (89.5).437
Female9, (14.5)53, (85.5)
Side: , (%)
Right10, (11.2)79, (88.8).753
Left10, (12.8)68, (87.2)
Type of surgery: , (%)
SN1, (2.7)36, (97.3)
PN4, (10.3)35, (89.7).087
RN15, (16.5)76, (83.5)
Rib resection: , (%)
Yes18, (16.5)91, (83.5).013
No2, (3.4)56, (96.6)
Incision: , (%)
Flank19, (12.8)129, (87.2).475
Chevron and midline1, (5.3)18, (94.7)

SN: simple nephrectomy, PN: partial nephrectomy, RN: radical nephrectomy.

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