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INTRODUCTION An anaerobic threshold (AT) of <11 ml/min/kg can identify patients at high risk of cardiopulmonary complications after major surgery. The aim of this study was to assess the value of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) in predicting cardiopulmonary complications in high risk patients undergoing oesophagogastric cancer resection. METHODS(More)
COMMENT ON Moyes LH, McCaffer CJ, Carter RC et al. Cardiopulmonary exercise testing as a predictor of complications in oesophagogastric cancer surgery. I read your article with interest. However, a sentence under the subheading 'Cardiopulmonary exercise testing' in the methods section ('Two key measurements can be determined from these data, [oxygen uptake(More)
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