Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI) Cardiac Risk Index (CRI) | EVAR

Estimate risk of post-op myocardial infarction after EVAR

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2.Procedure Urgency?
3.Maximum Aneurysm Diameter?
5.Does the Patient Have Coronary Artery Disease?
6.Does the Patient Have CHF?
7.Results of Stress Test within Past 2 Years?
10.Prior Peripheral Bypass?
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About this Calculator

The Vascular Quality Initiative Cardiac Risk Index (VQI-CRI) was developed from a cohort of over 43,000 combined vascular surgery procedures and predicts the risk of in-hospital postoperative myocardial infarction. The VQI-CRI has not yet been validated within and external dataset.

The EVAR VQI CRI is applicable to any primary endovascular repair for infrarenal aortic-iliac aneurysm. The VQI CRI EVAR index does not apply to ruptured aortic aneurysm. The VQI-CRI has been internally validated but has not yet been validated within an external dataset.


Daniel J. Bertges, MD, Dan Neal, Andres Schanzer, MD, Salvatore T. Scali, MD, Philip P. Goodney, MD, Jens Eldrup-Jorgensen, MD, Jack L. Cronenwett, MD.

The Vascular Quality Initiative Cardiac Risk Index for Prediction of Myocardial Infarction after Vascular Surgery.

Journal of Vascular Surgery 2016, 64 (5): 1411-1421.e4

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