Inter-observer reliability of preoperative cardiopulmonary exercise test interpretation: a cross-sectional study.


BACKGROUND Despite the increasing importance of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) for preoperative risk assessment, the reliability of CPET interpretation is unclear. We aimed to assess inter-observer reliability of preoperative CPET. METHODS We conducted a prospective, multi-centre, observational study of preoperative CPET interpretation… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bja.2017.11.071


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