[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.163.129.96. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Editor's Correspondence
May 22, 2000

Identifying High-Risk Surgical Patients by Poor Self-Reported Exercise Tolerance—Reply

Arch Intern Med. 2000;160(10):1537-1538. doi:

In reply

We appreciate the comments of Weed and agree that his study examining the relationship between functional status and perioperative complications in patients undergoing otolaryngologic surgery also demonstrates a strong relationship between poor functional status and the development of postoperative medical complications.1 As in our study,2 the correlation was strongest for cardiovascular complications.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×