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Major Pulmonary Complications After Esophagectomy Risk Score.Ferguson et al. 2011 Ferguson Risk Score for Predicting Major Pulmonary Complications After Esophagectomy

* Age
* Performance status

ECOG/WHO/Zubrod Score

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0: Asymptomatic.
1: Symptomatic but completely ambulatory.
2: Symptomatic, < 50% in bed during the day.
3: Symptomatic, > 50% in bed, but not bedbound.
4: Bedbound.
5: Death.

* FEV1%

Forced vital capacity in the first second (% predicted)

* DLCO%

Diffusing capacity for carbon (% predicted)

Ferguson MK, Celauro AD, Prachand V. Prediction of major pulmonary complications after esophagectomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011;91(5):1494-1500. PMID: 21524462
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