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Table 1 Characteristics of 74 study participants and 80 peripheral pulmonary lesions

From: A new technique combining virtual simulation and methylene blue staining for the localization of small peripheral pulmonary lesions

Characteristics Mean (SD)
Age, years 55.1 (10.7)
Male, n (%) 35 (37.5)
Smoker, n (%) 23 (31.1)
History of prior malignancy 2 (2.7)
Family history of malignancy 3 (4.1)
Diameter, mm 10.4 (3.5)
Distance from lesion to the pleural surface, mm 9.4 (4.9)
Preoperative localization time, minutes 22.2 (5.0)
Intraoperative localization time, minutes 17.4 (2.3)
Stain – lesion distance, mm 5.1 (3.1)