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Table 2 AS etiology in patients with PPCs

From: Root causes and outcomes of postoperative pulmonary complications after abdominal surgery: a retrospective observational cohort study

EtiologyPatients
(n, %)
Emergency surgery (n, %)Elective surgery (n, %)
≤48 h> 48 h≤48 h> 48 h
Peritonitis11 (18.3)9 (15.0)2 (3.3)
Colorectal cancer9 (15.0)2 (3.3)7 (11.7)
Mesenteric ischemia8 (13.3)1 (1.7)7 (11.7)
Cholangiocarcinoma5 (8.3)3 (5.0)2 (3.3)
Bowel obstruction4 (6.7)3 (5.0)1 (1.7)
Abdominal trauma3 (5.0)2 (3.3)1 (1.7)
Acute Pancreatitis3 (5.0)3 (5.0)
Gastric cancer5 (8.3)4 (6.7)1 (1.7)
Esophageal cancer5 (8.3)5 (8.3)
Cholecystitis5 (8.3)2 (3.3)3 (5.0)
Diverticulitis1 (1.7)1 (1.7)
Abdominal aortic aneurysm1 (1.7)1 (1.7)