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Table 3 Cases surgery cancelled before anesthesia and cause of cancellation.

From: Surgery cancellations after entering the operating room

Surgery cancellation reason Number Preventable Prediction is difficult
Patient health status
 Atrial fibrillation 4 2 2
 Shock status 4 0 3
 Hypertension 1 0 1
 Cardiac arrest 1 0 1
 After PCI 1 1 0
 Hypoxemia 2 2 0
 Fever 2 2 0
 Head banging 1 1 0
System reason
 Necessity of pacemaker check 1 1 0
Patient issue
 Surgery rejection 1 1 0
Total 18 10 (55.6%) 8 (44.4%)
  1. PCI percutaneous coronary intervention