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    ARISCAT Score for Postoperative Pulmonary Complications

    Predicts risk of pulmonary complications after surgery, including respiratory failure.
    When to Use

    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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    Dr. Jaume Canet

    About the Creator

    Jaume Canet, MD, PhD, is chair of the anesthesiology department at Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol in Barcelona, Spain. He is also chief investigator of the European Society of Anaesthesiology Clinical Trial Network. Dr. Canet's primary research involves postoperative risk of surgical procedures, intraoperative care, and pulmonary complications.

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