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Scoring System of Assmann et al for the Risk of an Acute Coronary Event Based on the PROCAM (Prospective Cardiovascular Munster) Study

Purpose:

To predict a patient's risk of an acute coronary event using the risk score of Assmann et al from the PROCAM study.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I20, I21, I25

Description:

Assmann et al developed a simple risk score for predicting the risk of an acute coronary event based on the Prospective Cardiovascular Munster (PROCAM) study. This can help identify a patient who may benefit from an intervention to reduce cardiovascular risk. The authors are from the University of Munster.

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