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Table 3 Outcomes investigated by anesthesia multicentre randomized controlled trials (n = 445)

From: Mapping multicenter randomized controlled trials in anesthesiology: a scoping review

Outcome category Number of studies Number of patients
Blood clot/bleeding 73 60 969
Cardiovascular 131 276 808
Functional status 272 95 202
Gastrointestinal 38 47 996
Hematological 57 67 258
Infection 102 141 554
Injury or damage to tissue or organ 28 24 325
Length of stay 142 283 463
Mortality 153 412 416
Neurological 55 130 369
Patient experience 168 83 598
Psychiatric-related outcome 29 27 570
Pulmonary 92 208 132
Renal 60 67 354
Wound 26 30 224
Other 166 261 629