Heart and Chest - Cardiac Risk Index for AAA Surgery (Lee)

Cardiac Risk Index for AAA Surgery (Lee)

Select Criteria:
Patient has coronary artery disease (1 point)
Patient has history of CHF (1 point)
Patient has history of cerebrovascular disease (1 point)
Paient has diabetes and uses insulin (1 point)
Chronic renal insufficiency is present with Cr > 2 mg% (1 point)
Results: Total Criteria Point Count:
Approximate Risk of Cardiac Complication
0-1 points:up to 7 %
2 points:3.8%
3-5 points:11.5%
In this study, the patients with 2 risk factors had a paradoxical decrease in cardiac complication rate.
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