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Table 1 General clinical characteristics and pulmonary function in the preoperative period

From: The importance of endobag use with incision-protective devices in VATS lung resection: a preliminary study

Variable Value
Demographic data
 Age (years) 60 ± 11
 Gender (female) 35 (74.5%)
 Weight (kg) 66 ± 6.3
 Height (cm) 167 ± 8
 BMI (kg/m2) 23.7 ± 4.5
 Smoking history 38 (80.9%)
Comorbidities
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 16 (34%)
 Systemic hypertension 15 (31.9%)
 Diabetes mellitus 6 (12.8%)
 Dyslipidemia 5 (10.6%)
Pulmonary function
 FEV1 (% predicted) 69.5 ± 13.7
 FVC (% predicted) 81 ± 14.5
 FEV1/FVC (%) 73 ± 7
 DLCO (% predicted) 58 ± 11
  1. The results are expressed as the mean ± SD or a number (%)
  2. BMI Body mass index, FEV1 Forced expiratory volume in 1 s, FVC Forced vital capacity, DLCO Diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide