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Risk Score of Piper et al for Predicting Vascular Complications Associated with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)

Purpose:

To identify a patient undergoing a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) who is at risk for a vascular complication using the risk score of Piper et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Objective:

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

ICD-10:

I97.1

Description:

Piper et al developed a risk score for identifying patients likely to have a vascular complication associated with percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI). Most of the risk factors are known prior to the procedure, which allows identification of patients who may require closer monitoring and additional care. The authors are from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Maine Medical Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and 4 other hospitals in New England.

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