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McSPI Preoperative Risk Index of Newman et al for Patients Undergoing CABG Surgery

Purpose:

To estimate the risk of stroke before CABG surgery using the risk index of the McSPI Research Group.

Specialty:

Neurology

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

I62, I63, I64

Description:

Newman et al developed a risk index for predicting the chances of stroke in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. This can be used preoperatively to identify patients who may require more aggressive or alternative management. The study was performed by members of the McSPI Research Group (Multicenter Stroke Prevention) representing 24 academic medical centers in the United States.

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