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Cardiopulmonary exercise testing predicts 5 yr survival after major surgery.

Colson, M; Baglin, J; Bolsin, S; Grocott, MP; (2012) Cardiopulmonary exercise testing predicts 5 yr survival after major surgery. Br J Anaesth , 109 (5) 735 - 741. 10.1093/bja/aes263.

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Abstract

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) is used to assess perioperative risk in surgical patients. While previous studies have looked at short-term outcomes, this paper explores the ability of CPET to predict 5 yr survival after major surgery.

Type:Article
Title:Cardiopulmonary exercise testing predicts 5 yr survival after major surgery.
Location:England
DOI:10.1093/bja/aes263
Language:English
Keywords:Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Exercise Test, Female, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Oxygen Consumption, Postoperative Complications, Predictive Value of Tests, ROC Curve, Risk Assessment, Sensitivity and Specificity, Sex Distribution, Surgical Procedures, Operative, Survival Analysis, Treatment Outcome, Vital Capacity
UCL classification:UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Life Sciences > Biosciences (Division of) > Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology

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