Cardiac Operative Risk Index Score

  • G. M. Woerlee
Part of the Developments in Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiology book series (DCCA, volume 18)


This is a risk scoring system devised by L.S.Goldman et al [1,2] for patients with cardiac disease who are to undergo surgery.


Myocardial Infarction High Risk Patient Cardiac Death Elective Surgery Cardiac Risk 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


  1. 1.
    Goldman, L., et al.(1977). Multifactorial index of cardiac risk in non-cardiac surgical procedures. NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 297, 845–850PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Goldman, L., et al.(1978). Cardiac risk factors and complications in non-cardiac surgery. MEDICINE, 57, 357–370.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. M. Woerlee
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnaesthesiaUniversity Hospital of LeidenThe Netherlands

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