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Table 1 Outcomes and assessment measures used in the study

From: The effect of neoadjuvant chemotherapy and chemoradiotherapy on exercise capacity and outcome following upper gastrointestinal cancer surgery: an observational cohort study

Outcomes Assessment measure Pre-neoadjuvant cancer treatment Post- neoadjuvant cancer treatment Day 3 Post-surgery Day 5 Post-surgery Day 7 Post-surgery Day 15 Post-surgery Day 30 Post-Surgery 1-Year Post-Surgery
Primary endpoint
 Physical fitness Cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPET) X X       
Secondary endpoint
 Physical fitness to assess risk stratification Cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPET) X X       
Exploratory endpoint
 Post-operative morbidity Post-Operative Morbidity Score (POMS)    X X X X   
 Patient Reported Outcome EQ-5D X X      X X
 Survival          X
  1. “X” denotes measurement obtained at that time point. CPET – Cardiopulmonary exercise test; POMS – Post-Operative morbidity Survey