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Table 1 Perioperative patient characteristics

From: Routine lung ultrasound to detect postoperative pulmonary complications following major abdominal surgery: a prospective observational feasibility study

Patient characteristics Values
N 98
Males/females (n) 59/39
Age (years) 64 ± 11.7
Body mass index (kg/m2) 26.1 ± 4.6
Hypertension 39 (39.8)
COPD 11 (11.2)
Oncology 79 (81.4)
Median ASA physical status 2 [2, 3]
Median ARISCAT score 41 [34-49]
Types of surgery, n (%)
 Esophageal 14 (14.3)
 Gastric 9 (9.2)
 Hepatic 19 (19.4)
 Pancreatic 12 (12.2)
 Vascular 6 (6.1)
 Renal 16 (16.3)
 Other gastrointestinal 22 (22.4)
  1. Data represent mean ± standard deviation, median with [interquartile range] or number of cases (percentage)
  2. ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists, ARISCAT Assess Respiratory risk In Surgical patients in CATalonia