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Table 2 Perioperative outcomes of included studies

From: Feasibility and safety of robot-assisted thoracic surgery for lung lobectomy in patients with non-small cell lung cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Study Operative time (min) Blood loss (ml) Hospital length of stay (d) Dissected LNs station Dissected LNs number Costs
RATS VATS RATS VATS RATS VATS RATS VATS RATS VATS RATS VATS
Jang et al. 240 161* 219 245 6 7 7 8 22 26* NA NA
Lee et al. (2012) 209 157* NA NA 6.3* 8.9 7.3 6.0 24.8 23.6 NA NA
Augustin et al. 215 183* NA NA 11 9 NA NA NA NA 2507€ 1736€
Adams et al. 241 179.8* NA NA 4.7 5.3 4.1 NA 9.4 NA NA NA
He et al. 145.50* 162.79 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Kent et al. NA NA NA NA 5.9 5.7 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Paul et al. NA NA NA NA 5 5 NA NA NA NA $22,582 $17,874*
Swanson et al. 269.4 253.8 NA NA 6.07 5.83 NA NA NA NA $25,041 $20,477*
Lee et al. (2015) 161 123* NA NA 3 3 NA NA 17* 11 NA NA
Mahieu et al. 190 185 100 200 6 7 5 3 14 14 NA NA
Yang et al. NA NA NA NA 4 4 5* 3 NA NA NA NA
Louie et al. 186 173* NA NA 4 4 NA NA NA NA NA NA
  1. *P < 0.05
  2. RATS robot-assisted thoracic surgery, VATS video-assisted thoracic surgery, LNs lymph nodes, NA not available