Table 1 The clinical information of the patients underwent CT-guided microcoil localization

From: The utility of simultaneous CT-guided localization for multiple pulmonary nodules using microcoil before video-assisted thoracic surgery

Variable Different groups   p-value
Patients No 28 221
Nodule No 58 221
Age (y)    
Mean ± SD(range) 57.7 ± 8.0 (39–77) 57.3 ± 11.3 (26–81) 0.825
 ≤ 55/ > 55 13/15 94/127 0.695
Gender    
Male/Female 10/18 80/141 0.960
Smoking status    
Ex- or current/Never 2/26 28/193 0.546
Cancer history    
Primary lung/Extra-pulmonary/No 0/2/26 10/18/193
Previous thoracic operation    
Yes/No 0/28 10/211
FEV1.0/FVC (%)    
Mean ± SD (range) 74.3 ± 9.9 (44.6–91.5) 77.2 ± 7.4 (52.9–91.5) 0.061
Localization procedure time (min)    
Median ± IQR (range) 24 ± 7.5(13–45) 13 ± 6(5–52)  < 0.001
The time to the operation (hour)    
Median ± IQR (range) 19.2 ± 16.9 (0.9–72.6) 20.0 ± 12.7 (1.0–95.7) 0.202
 ≤ 24/> 24 21/7 144/77 0.299
  1. Abbreviation: FEV1.0/FVC, forced expiratory volume at 1 s/forced vital capacity; SD, standard deviation; IQR, interquartile range