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Table 1 Patients with PE

From: Pulmonary embolism in non-brain tumor patients after surgery—a retrospective study in China

Items Results
Age, years (mean ± SD) 64.1 ± 10.1
Male/female (number) 34/42
BMI, kg/m2 (mean ± SD) 26.0 ± 3.5
Tumor (number)  
 Breast cancer 20
 Digestive system cancera 33
 Thoracic tumorb 18
 Genital urinary tract tumorc 4
 Melanoma 1
Coexisting conditions (number)  
 Hypertension 34
 Diabetes 13
 Varicose vein of lower limb 10
Accompanying infection (number)  
 Pulmonary infection 5
 Abdominal infection 9
 Pleural infection 2
 Surgery incision infection 1
ICU admission (number) 56
Hemoglobin before surgery, g/L (mean ± SD) 131.4 ± 18.1
  1. PE pulmonary embolism, BMI body mass index, SD standard deviation
  2. aIncluding 4 cases of esophageal cancer, 12 cases of gastric cancer, 10 cases of colorectal cancer, 4 cases of liver cancer, 2 cases of pancreatic cancer, and 1 case of primary peritoneal carcinoma
  3. bIncluding 13 cases of lung cancer, 4 cases of benign lung tumors, and 1 case of thymoma
  4. cIncluding two cases of endometrial carcinoma, one case of ovarian cancer, and one case of uterine cancer