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Table 3 Prevalence of any POMS-recorded morbidity (yes/no) and POMS count for those patients remaining in hospital at that time-point

From: Validity of the Postoperative Morbidity Survey after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair—a prospective observational study

  EVAR (n = 31) Open (n = 33) All (n = 64)
Day Prevalence Count Prevalence Count Prevalence Count
1 100 % 3 (2–3) 100 % 5 (4–6) 100 % 4 (3–5)
2 74 % 1 (0–3) 100 % 4 (4–5) 88 % 3.5 (1–4)
3 39 % 0.5 (0–2) 100 % 4 (2–5) 70 % 2 (1–4)
4 29 % 0 (0–2) 85 % 3 (1–5) 58 % 2 (0–4)
5 26 % 1 (0–1) 76 % 2.5 (1–4.75) 52 % 1 (0–4)
6 19 % 1 (0.25–1) 70 % 2 (0.5–5) 45 % 1 (0.5–4)
  1. Data are % of total n, median (interquartile range)
  2. EVAR endovascular aneurysm repair
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