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Table 5 Outcomes and postoperative pulmonary complications (PPC)

From: Postoperative pulmonary complications following major elective abdominal surgery: a cohort study

  PPC   
  No (%) Yes (%)  
Length of hospital stay (days, IQR) 3 (1–6) 10 (7–16) < 0.001
At 30 days
 Accident and Emergency attendance 26 (11.0) 6 (27.3) 0.014
 Readmission 22 (9.3) 10 (21.7) 0.014
 Mortality 0 (0.0) 4 (12.5) < 0.001