Preoperative maximal exercise oxygen consumption test predicts postoperative pulmonary morbidity following major lung resection

Bayram A. S. , Candan T., Gebitekin C.

RESPIROLOGY, vol.12, no.4, pp.505-510, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2007.01097.x
  • Title of Journal : RESPIROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.505-510


Backgrounds: Pulmonary resection carries a significant morbidity and mortality. The utility of maximal oxygen uptake test (VO(2)max) to predict cardiopulmonary complications following major pulmonary resection was evaluated.