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Table 6 Baseline characteristics: treatment and complications (chi-square test)

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

  Surgery technique Adjuvant chemotherapy Adjuvant radiotherapy Clavien-Dindo
Characteristics Minimally invasive open P Yes No P Yes No P I–IIIa IIIb–IV P
Gender    1    0.868    0.608    0.868
 Female 13 13   5 21   9 17   21 5  
 Male 7 7   3 11   6 8   11 3  
Age, years    0.440    0.507    0.123    0.868
 ≤ 60 14 12   6 20   12 14   21 5  
 > 60 6 8   2 12   3 11   11 3  
Masaoka stage   0.033    < 0.001    0.019    0.256
 I 7 3   0 10   1 9   10 0  
 II 10 5   1 14   7 8   10 5  
 III 1 3   1 3   0 4   3 1  
 IV 1 7   6 2   5 3   6 2  
Surgery technique     0.114    0.744    0.018
 Minimally invasive   2 18   7 13   19 1  
 Open   6 14   8 12   13 7  
Residual tumor   0.938    < 0.001    0.331    0.637
 R0 14 13   1 26   8 19   22 5  
 R1 5 6   5 6   6 5   8 3  
 R2 1 1   2 0   1 1   2 0  
Adjuvant radiotherapy 0.744    0.410      0.414
 Yes 7 8   4 11    11 4  
 No 13 12   4 21    21 4  
Adjuvant chemotherapy 0.114      0.414    0.553
 Yes 2 6    4 4   7 1  
 No 18 14    11 21   25 7  
Clavien-Dindo   0.018    0.553    0.414    
 I–IIIa 19 13   7 25   11 21   
 IIIb–IV 1 7   1 7   4 4