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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surgery Risk Index for Cardiac Event

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for perioperative cardiac risk prior to vascular surgery using the risk index of Vanzetto et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Vascular Medicine, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I71

Description:

Vanzetto et al identified risk factors for a perioperative cardiac event in a patient having repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm. This can help identify patients who may benefit from additional cardiac testing and/or cardiac revascularization prior to surgery. The authors are from Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Grenoble-Cedex, France.

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