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Table 3 Complications in excisional biopsy group and incisional biopsy group

From: Supraclavicular lymph node incisional biopsies have no influence on the prognosis of advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients: a retrospective study

Complications Excisional biopsy Incisional biopsy P value
(n = 163) (n = 39)
Pain 12 (7.4%) 4 (10.3%) 0.518
Bleeding 1 (0.6%) 2 (5.1%) 0.096
Swelling 5 (3.1%) 0 (0.0%) 0.585
Exudation 5 (3.1%) 0 (0.0%) 0.585
Othera 3 (1.8%) 0 (0.0%) 1.000
Total 20 (12.3%) 6 (15.4%) 0.602
  1. aCerebral infarction (n = 1); fever (n = 1); wound infection (n = 1)