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Preoperative Clinical Severity Score of Higgins et al in Coronary Artery Bypass Patients

Purpose:

To use a clinical severity score based on preoperative factors to evaluate a candidate for coronary artery bypass surgery.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, other testing, severity, prognosis, stage, complications, selection

ICD-10:

I97.1

Description:

The prognosis in patients being evaluated preoperatively for coronary artery bypass surgery can be estimated using a clinical severity score using 13 clinical and laboratory factors.

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