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Table 2b Summary of the 6 studies observing mortality after emergency surgery in the elderly

From: Pre-operative risk scores for the prediction of outcome in elderly people who require emergency surgery

  ASA I ASA II ASA III ASA IV ASA V
Total deaths 31 62 143 41
Total cases 511 338 329 46
Mortality 6% 18% 44% 89%