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    ARISCAT Score for Postoperative Pulmonary Complications

    Predicts risk of pulmonary complications after surgery, including respiratory failure.
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    Patients undergoing surgery under general, neuraxial, or regional anesthesia.

    ≤50
    0
    51-80
    +3
    >80
    +16
    ≥96%
    0
    91-95%
    +8
    ≤90%
    +24
    No
    0
    Yes
    +17
    No
    0
    Yes
    +11
    Peripheral
    0
    Upper abdominal
    +15
    Intrathoracic
    +24
    <2 hrs
    0
    2-3 hrs
    +16
    >3 hrs
    +23
    No
    0
    Yes
    +8

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    May guide decision-making to reduce risk of postoperative pulmonary complications and encourage preventative strategies such as considering non-surgical procedures, delaying the surgery, shortening the time for surgery, or using tissue-sparing approaches. 

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    Dr. Jaume Canet
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