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Table 1

From: An audit of re-admission to intensive care after initial recovery from pulmonary resection: is it worthwhile?

  Hospital mortality 6-month mortality
Age   
   < 70 years 47% (9 of 19) 63% (12 of 19)
   > 70 years 44% (4 of 9) 67% (6 of 9)
FEV1%   
   < 70% predicted 27% (3 of 11) 64% (7 of 11)
   > 70% predicted 59% (10 of 17) 65% (11 of 17)
Histology   
   Malignant 43% (10 of 23) 65% (15 of 23)
   Benign 60% (3 of 5) 60% (3 of 5)
Mechanical ventilation   
   Yes 76% (13 of 17) 88% (15 of 17)
   No 0% (0 of 11) 27% (3 of 11)
Renal support required   
   Yes 73% (11 of 15) 87% (13 of 15)
   No 15 % (2 of 13) 38% (5 of 13)
  1. FEV1%, forced expiratory volume in 1 s as a percentage of forced vital capacity.