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Table 1 Preoperative characteristics of the study population

From: Goal-directed fluid restriction during brain surgery: a prospective randomized controlled trial

  GDFR group (n = 73) Control group (n = 72) p value
Male/female 30:43 32:40 0.738
Age 61 ± 13 62 ± 13 0.693
Age ≥ 70 years 20 24 0.474
Weight (kg) 59 ± 11 60 ± 12 0.417
Height (cm) 160 ± 8 162 ± 7 0.105
POSSUM (physiology score) 21 ± 7 23 ± 6 0.151
POSSUM (operative score) 13 ± 4 13 ± 3 0.394
ASA (3:4) 70:3 70:2 1.000
Comorbidities
 Coronary artery disease 5 7 0.563
 Hypertension 45 37 0.243
 Peripheral artery disease 0 0 1.000
 COPD 11 18 0.151
 Other pulmonary pathology 4 5 0.745
 Cerebrovascular disease 26 29 0.610
 Diabetes mellitus 10 11 0.818
 Chronic kidney disease 1 1 0.992
 Malignancy 33 30 0.738
Diagnosis
 Intracranial aneurysm 26 29 0.610
 Intracranial mass 46 41 0.500
 Brain abscess 1 2 0.620
  1. Values are presented as mean ± standard deviation
  2. POSSUM physiological and operative severity score for the enumeration of mortality and morbidity, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease