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Table 1 Preoperative respiratory function

From: Longer time to extubation after general anesthesia with desflurane in patients with obstructive respiratory dysfunction: a retrospective study

  Control Obstructive respiratory dysfunction  
(n = 180) (n = 45) P value
FVC, ml 2765 [2263–3665] 2740 [2195–3350] 0.429
FVC, % predicted 110 [95–124] 104 [95–117] 0.198
FEV1, ml 2295 [1740–2845] 1760 [1410–2200] <0.001*
FEV1/FVC, % 78.3 [74.4–82.8] 66.2 [63.1–68.6] <0.001*
  1. FVC forced vital capacity, FEV1 forced expiratory volume in 1 s
  2. *P < 0.05