ASA-PSAmerican Society of Anaesthesiologists Physical Status
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We also assessed the association between frailty and comorbid illnesses and the association between the ASA-PS score and the CFS.
An ASA-PS score and CFS was assigned on the data collecting sheet.
Of all the patients, 222 (74%) had an ASA-PS score of 1 or 2 whereas 75 (26%) had an ASA-PS score of 3 or 4.
Complete demo-graphic data, co-morbirds including diabetes, high blood pressure, Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD), asthma; and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Smoking history, Hemoglobin (Hb) levels, Prothrombin time (PT/INR), Hepatitis profile, blood sugar levels and American Society of Anesthesiolo-gists Physical Status (ASA-PS)15 were recorded in all patients.
Exclusion criteria: Patients with severe systemic disease (ASA-PS III-VI),15 those who needed emer-gency endoscopy and those with anemia of hemo-globin (Hb) less than 8gm/dl were excluded because ane-mic patients are more prone to desaturation in case of any bleeding.