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Table 4 Complication for patients

From: Assessment of safety margin after microwave ablation of stage I NSCLC with three-dimensional reconstruction technique using CT imaging

Ablative margin < 5 mm (n = 18) Ablative margin ≥ 5 mm (n = 18)
Major Minor Major Minor
Infection (n = 1) Pain (n = 4)
Fever (n = 3)
Pneumothorax (n = 7)
Pleural effusion (n = 3)
Bronchopleural fistula (n = 1) Pain (n = 3)
Pneumothorax (n = 4)
Pleural effusion (n = 4)