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Table 2 Demographic data for CPET-era elective infra-renal AAA patients compared to pre-CPET era controls

From: Risk stratification by pre-operative cardiopulmonary exercise testing improves outcomes following elective abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery: a cohort study

  Pre-CPET era (n= 128) Elective AAA patients – CPET performed (n= 188) No CPET (n= 42)
CPET-pass (n= 131) CPET-fail (n= 35) CPET-submaximal (n= 22)
Median 95% CI Median 95% CI Median 95% CI Median 95% CI Median 95% CI
Age (years) 74.0 (**) 71.9 to 74.4 74.0 (**) 72.1 to 74.7 75 73.1 to 78.3 80.5 76.7 to 81.4 72.5 (**) 70.1 to 74.8
BMI (kg/m2) N/A N/A 27.3 (*) 26.8 to 28.2 30.0 27.6 to 31.4 27.6 25.7 to 31.3 N/A N/A
Aneurysm size (cm) 6.3 6.5 to 6.9 6.1 6.2 to 6.6 6.1 6.0 to 6.7 6.3 6.0 to 6.9 5.9 5.9 to 6.5
  1. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01; significance when compared to the figure highlighted in bold for the given row.