Table 3– Difference in volume from baseline to 3 and 6 months following bronchoscopic thermal vapour ablation
CombinedTreated RULTreated LUL
3 months6 months3 months6 months3 months6 months
Subjects423922202019
Treated upper lobe
 Volume mL-722±607-713±618-705±617-715±653-740±611-711±597
 %-48±32-48±33-46±34-46±36-51±30-49±30
Ipsilateral RML or lingula
 Volume mL28±10157±8438±9759±8716±10755±84
 %9±2916±2511±2116±247±3617±27
Ipsilateral lower lobe
 Volume mL275±239279±303286±235299±287263±250258±326
 %23±2224±2724±2325±2622±2322±29
Contralateral upper lobe
 Volume mL42±1296±14065±13519±15217±119-7±128
 %3±80±114±80±131±8-1±9
Contralateral RML or lingula
 Volume mL6±57-12±527±65-2±344±48-21±65
 %4±17-2±173±120±105±21-4±22
Contralateral lower lobe
 Volume mL79±150-3±17485±165-21±16272±13316±187
 %5±11-1±137±131±134±100±13
  • Data are presented as n or mean±sd. RUL: right upper lobe; LUL: left upper lobe; RML: right middle lobe.