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Risk Factors of Calligaro et al for Pulmonary Complications Following Elective Surgery on the Abdominal Aorta

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for pulmonary complications in a patient undergoing elective surgery on the abdominal aorta based on the study of Calligaro et al.

Specialty:

Pulmonary Disease, Vascular Medicine, Pediatric Pulmonology, Abdominal Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

J95

Description:

Calligaro et al identified a number of factors associated with pulmonary complications following elective surgery on the abdominal aorta. These can help to decide if surgery should be deferred because of excessive risk to the patient. The authors are from the University of Pennsylvania.

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