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Table 1 Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI)

From: A comparison of perioperative outcomes of Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgical (VATS) Lobectomy with open thoracotomy and lobectomy: Results of an analysis using propensity score based weighting

Score Condition
1 Coronary artery diseasea
Congestive heart failure
Chronic pulmonary disease
Peptic ulcer disease
Peripheral vascular disease
Mild liver disease
Cerebrovascular disease
Connective tissue disease
Diabetes mellitus
2 Hemiplegia
Moderate to severe renal disease
Diabetes with end-organ damage
Any prior tumor (within 5-years of diagnosis)b
3 Moderate to severe liver disease
6 Metastatic solid tumor AIDS (not only HIV positive)
  1. Adapted from Birim O, EJCTS 2003 with permission