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Table 1 Frequency of all post-operative cardiac complications by patient characteristics

From: Does the revised cardiac risk index predict cardiac complications following elective lung resection?

Variable Value Total Post operative complications
Yes No
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Total   703 34 (5%) 669 (95%)
Age (in years) (p = 0.06) < 55 126 (18%) 4 (3%) 122 (97%)
55-65 177 (25%) 4 (2%) 175 (98%)
> 65 400 (57%) 26 (7%) 374 (93%)
Gender (p = 0.20) Male 401 (57%) 11 (4%) 291 (96%)
Female 401 (43%) 23 (6%) 378 (94%)
BMI (p = 0.41) Median 26.0 26.4 26.0
(Interquartile range) (23.4-29.0) (23.7-31.5) (23.4-29.0)
American Society of Anesthesiologists score (p = 0.14) 1 or 2 293 (42%) 10 (3%) 283 (97%)
3 or 4 410 (58%) 24 (6%) 386 (94%)
Performance status (p = 0.16) 2 659 (94%) 30 (5%) 629 (95%)
3 44 (6%) 4 (9%) 40 (91%)
Dyspnoea score (p = 0.14) 2 600 (85%) 26 (4%) 574 (96%)
3 103 (15%) 8 (8%) 95 (92%)
Operation (p = 0.76) Other 636 (90%) 32 (5%) 604 (95%)
Pneumonectomy 67 (10%) 2 (3%) 65 (97%)
Lung Cancer (p = 0.35) No 63 (9%) 1 (2%) 62 (98%)
Yes 640 (91%) 33 (5%) 607 (95%)
Comorbidity (p = 0.62) None 18 (3%) 0 18 (100%)
1-2 352 (50%) 17 (5%) 335 (95%)
3+ 333 (47%) 17 (5%) 316 (95%)
Creatinine group (p = 0.54) Low 639 (91%) 30 (5%) 609 (95%)
High 64 (9%) 4 (6%) 60 (94%)
Diabetes (p = 0.60) No 616 (88%) 29 (5%) 587 (95%)
Yes 87 (12%) 5 (6%) 82 (94%)
Cholesterol (p > 0.99) No 686 (98%) 34 (5%) 652 (95%)
Yes 17 (2%) 0 17 (100%)
Hypertension (p = 0.69) No 453 (64%) 23 (5%) 430 (95%)
Yes 250 (36%) 11 (4%) 239 (96%)
Peripheral vascular disease (p = 0.50) No 689 (98%) 33 (5%) 656 (95%)
Yes 14 (2%) 1 (7%) 13 (93%)
Cerebrovascular accident (p = 0.05) No 685 (91%) 31 (5%) 654 (95%)
Yes 18 (9%) 3 (17%) 15 (83%)
Alcohol (p > 0.99) No 702 (99%) 34 (5%) 668 (95%)
Yes 1 (1%) 0 1 (100%)
Smoking (p = 0.41) No 420 (60%) 18 (4%) 402 (96%)
Yes 283 (40%) 16 (6%) 267 (94%)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (p = 0.67) No 538 (77%) 25 (5%) 513 (95%)
Yes 165 (23%) 9 (5%) 156 (95%)