Prospective validation of the Urgent Surgery Elderly Mortality risk score (USEM).

  title={Prospective validation of the Urgent Surgery Elderly Mortality risk score (USEM).},
  author={I. Eguaras C{\'o}rdoba and P. S{\'a}nchez Acedo and J. Herrera Cabez{\'o}n and Arkaitz Galbete Jim{\'e}nez and F. Guill{\'e}n-Grima},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  • I. Eguaras Córdoba, P. Sánchez Acedo, +2 authors F. Guillén-Grima
  • Published 2020
  • Medicine
  • American journal of surgery
  • INTRODUCTION We aimed to test the predictive ability and to compare the predictive ability of the USEM to SRS, SORT and ASA in a prospective sample. PATIENTS AND METHODS A Prospective cohort of >65-year-old patients undergoing urgent abdominal surgery in a Hospital. Models calibration and discrimination were evaluated using the receiver operating characteristics curves and the Hosmer-Lemeshow test. RESULTS A total of 500 patients with a median age of 78 years were included. The AUROC in the… CONTINUE READING

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