TABLE 1.7Summary of abnormal preoperative chest radiograph findings (%) according to patients ASA grade

StudyASA GRADE
IIIIIIIV + V
McCleane174255281
Silvestri23.115.5

From: Appendix 1, Results of a Systematic Review of the Literature for Routine Preoperative Testing

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