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Table 1 Demographic, clinical, and radiological characteristics of the studied patients

From: Role of imprint cytology in thoracic endoscopy suite

  Bronchoscopic group (N = 31) Thoracoscopic group (N + 23)
Age (years) 61.51 ± 7.92 54.78 ± 7.57
Male/female 23/8 9/14
Clinical presentations, N (%)
 Dyspnea 27 (87.09 %) 23 (100%)
 Hemoptysis 13 (41.93%)
 Wheezes 18 (58.06)
 Fever 3 (9.68) 7 (30.43%)
 Chest pain 13 (41.93%)
CT finding, N (%)
 Lung mass 14 (45.16%)
 Lobar collapse 10 (32.25%)
 Consolidation 7 (22.57) 4 (17.39)
 Pleural effusion 23 (100%)
 Parenchymal infiltrates 8 (34.87%)
 Pleural nodularity and masses 11 (47.81)