Smoking cessation before surgery may boost outcomes

06/21/2013

Past smokers who underwent a major procedure had lower chances of experiencing respiratory and arterial adverse events than current smokers, researchers from Lebanon found. The study in JAMA Surgery also found that patients who quit smoking at least a year before surgery were at reduced risk of 30-day postoperative mortality compared with current smokers.

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