Prediction of major cardiovascular events after lung resection using a modified scoring system.

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BACKGROUND Cardiovascular complications occur in 10% to 15% of patients after major lung resection. We evaluated the utility of a revised scoring system (thoracic revised cardiac risk index; ThRCRI) in identifying patients at increased risk for major cardiovascular complications. METHODS We analyzed outcomes from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons General… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.12.032
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@article{Ferguson2014PredictionOM, title={Prediction of major cardiovascular events after lung resection using a modified scoring system.}, author={Mark K. Ferguson and P Saha-Chaudhuri and John Darby Mitchell and Gonzalo Varela and Alex Brunelli}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={2014}, volume={97 4}, pages={1135-40} }