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Table 1 Outcome of AAA and major thoratomy

From: Perioperative optimisation may be associated with different ICU outcomes in AAA and major thoracotomy

  AAA (n = 211) Major thoracotomy (n = 218)
Age (years) 73 (67–78)* 69 (59–74)
ASA II-III 149/211 (71%)* 212/218 (97%)
ASA IV-V 62/211 (29%)* 6/218 (3%)
Elective/emergency 62/211 (29%)* 6/218 (3%)
APACHE II 13 910–17)* 18 (12–25)
ICU stay (days) 1 (0.8–2.9)* 3 (1.3–7)
ICU mortality (elective/emergency) 11.4 (2.7/31)%* 34 (34/16)%
  1. Data presented as median (interquartile range). * P < 0.05 compared with thoratomy.