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Table 4 Frequency of postoperative complications

From: A single-center experience: management of patients with thymic epithelial tumors

Complication No. %
Respiratory failure requiring reintubation 2 5
Pneumonia 4 10
Pneumothorax 2 5
Thrombosis of the superior vena cava 2 5
Postoperative bleeding 4 10
Pericardial tamponade 1 3
C. difficile infection 2 4
Catheter-related bloodstream infection 1 3
Systemic inflammatory response syndrome 2 4
Myasthenic crisis 2 4
Recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis 1 3
Exitus letalis 1 3