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Simplified Clinical Risk Scoring System for Morbidity after Cardiac Surgery

Purpose:

To predict the risk of postoperative morbidity in a patient undergoing cardiac surger using a simplified clinical risk score.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Radiology, Trauma Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, complication detection, surgery

ICD-10:

I00-I02, I05-I09, I20-I25, I30-I52, Y83.2

Description:

The risk of morbidity following adult cardiac surgery can be predicted using readily available and objective clinical data. This score was developed at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago.

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