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Revised Cardiac Risk Index of Lee et al for Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient before noncardiac surgery using the revised cardiac risk index.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, selection

ICD-10:

Y65

Description:

The risk of a major cardiac complication occurring in association with nonemergency, noncardiac surgery can be estimated using the revised cardiac risk index. The study was done at Brigham and Women's Hospital and the University of California at San Francisco.

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