A commentary on “Preoperative pulmonary function tests do not predict the development of pulmonary complications after elective major abdominal surgery: A prospective cohort study” [Int J Surg 2019; Epub ahead of print]

S. B. Navarrete, W. B. Rothstein, M. J. Scott

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-64
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of Surgery
StatePublished - Feb 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • Abdominal surgery
  • Elective surgery
  • Postoperative pulmonary complications
  • Preoperative optimization
  • Pulmonary function test
  • Routine preoperative testing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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