Coronary Reperfusion Therapies: CABG vs PCI – Mayo Clinic preprocedure Risk Score (MCRS) for Prediction of in-Hospital Mortality after CABG or PCI

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Coronary Reperfusion Therapies: CABG vs PCI – Mayo Clinic preprocedure Risk Score (MCRS) for Prediction of in-Hospital Mortality after CABG or PCI

Writer and Curator: Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP 

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Curator: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN

Published on Mar 27, 2012

Mayo Clinic cardiologist Charanjit Rihal, M.D. discusses a recent study conducted by Mayo Clinic that focuses on predicting operator outcomes in coronary angioplasty procedures.

“We’ve been interested in prediction of outcomes after coronary angioplasty and stent procedures for some time,” says Dr. Rihal. “Almost ten years ago, we published a paper called ‘The Mayo Clinic Risk Score for Prediction of Adverse Events following Coronary Angioplasty and Stent Procedures’. We’ve since refined into the ‘New Mayo Clinic Risk Score’, which includes seven key variables that predict bad outcomes following PCI procedures.”

The study, which was presented at the 2012 ACC Annual Scientific Session & Expo, presents a novel application of the Mayo…

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