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CABG Risk of Adverse Outcomes Clinical Prediction Rule

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient prior to coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery using the prediction rule of Fortescue et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, complications, adverse effects

ICD-10:

I20-I25, I97.1

Description:

Fortescue et al developed a prediction rule for identifying a patient at risk for major adverse outcomes following coronary artery bypass graft surgery. This can help identify a patient who may be at high risk for post-operative complications. The authors are from Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, UCLA Medical Center and the Academic Medical Center Consortium Quality Measurement and Management Initiative Working Group.

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