Current Guideline-Based Preoperative Evaluation Provides the Best Management of Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery

G. Gregoratos
2008 Circulation  
Preoperative Clinical Risk Assessment Over the past 25 years, a number of risk indices have been developed for preoperative risk assessment of patients undergoing noncardiac surgery. 9 -12 In a prospective evaluation of these indices, Gilbert et al 13 showed that each performed better than chance in predicting cardiac complications, but no
doi:10.1161/circulationaha.107.761759 pmid:18559713 fatcat:asirdhd5izghnhwboyaxrwhjmm