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Score of Marwick et al for Predicting the Risk of a Major Cardiovascular Event After a Dobutamine Stress Echocardiogram

Purpose:

To evaluate the risk of a major cardiovascular event following dobutamine stress echocardiography using the risk score of Marwick et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

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

ICD-10:

I25.1

Description:

Marwick et al developed a score for predicting the risk of a major cardiovascular event based on findings of a dobutamine stress echocardiogram. This can help identify high risk patients who may benefit from more aggressive monitoring and management. The authors are from the University of Queensland, the Thoraxcenter in Rotterdam, Indiana University, and the Cleveland Clinic.

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