Abnormal pulmonary function tests are associated with prolonged ventilation and risk of complications following elective cardiac surgery

Anaesth Intensive Care. 2019 Nov;47(6):510-515. doi: 10.1177/0310057X19877188. Epub 2019 Oct 24.
No abstract available

Keywords: Cardiac surgery; diagnostic testing; lung function testing; preoperative assessment; pulmonary function testing; risk stratification.

Publication types

  • Observational Study

MeSH terms

  • Australia
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures* / adverse effects
  • Elective Surgical Procedures
  • Heart*
  • Humans
  • Lung
  • Lung Diseases / physiopathology
  • Postoperative Complications*
  • Preoperative Care / methods
  • Respiration Disorders / etiology*
  • Respiratory Function Tests
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Risk Factors
  • Spirometry