The Revised Cardiac Risk Index performs poorly in patients undergoing major vascular surgery: a prospective observational study.

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The preoperative assessment of the likelihood of a postoperative cardiac event is complex. The Revised Cardiac Risk Index (RCRI) is a commonly used scoring system for the stratification of cardiac risk of patients undergoing major non-cardiac surgery. The RCRI scores patients according to six clinical categories: high-risk surgery (thoracic, abdominal and… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/EJA.0b013e3283628d7c

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@article{Payne2013TheRC, title={The Revised Cardiac Risk Index performs poorly in patients undergoing major vascular surgery: a prospective observational study.}, author={Christopher J. Payne and G. Bryce and Simon C. Gibson and David B. Kingsmore}, journal={European journal of anaesthesiology}, year={2013}, volume={30 11}, pages={713-5} }