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Table. Preoperative risk factors and perioperative complications

From: High risk patients in major thoracic surgery

Risk factors No. patients Complications
Age 9  
Cardiovascular 4 1 MI
Respiratory 8 3 arrhythmia,
   1 PE, 1 resp
Age + cardiovascular 8 1 MI (died), 1 resp
Age + respiratory 4  
Age + other 1  
Age + cardiovascular + other 1 2 RF(1died)
Age + respiratory + other 1 1 PE
Age + cardiovascular + respiratory 2  
+ other   
Age + cardiovascular + respiratory 2  
Cardiovascular + other 2  
Respiratory + cardiovascular 1  
  1. MI, myocardial infarction; PE, pulmonary edema; RF, renal failure