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Preoperative cardiac risk assessment in vascular surgery: risk stratification, novel cardiac biomarkers, and their importance in abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery

Bryce, Gavin John (2011) Preoperative cardiac risk assessment in vascular surgery: risk stratification, novel cardiac biomarkers, and their importance in abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery. MD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

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35 [17-73], p<0.001) and long-term (median BNP 98.5 [58-285] vs 32 [17-71.5], p<
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Item Type: Thesis (MD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: Preoperative cardiac risk, B-type natriuretic peptide, cardiac troponin I, vascular surgery, abdominal aortic aneurysm, preoperative risk scores, risk stratification, cardiac biomarkers, postoperative cardiac events, Glasgow aneurysm score, Vascular physiological and operative severity score for enumeration of mortality, Vascular biochemical and haematological outcome model, Revised cardiac risk index, Estimation of physiological ability and surgical stress score
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RD Surgery
Colleges/Schools: College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences
Supervisor's Name: Delles, Dr. Christian
Date of Award: 2011
Depositing User: Dr Gavin J Bryce
Unique ID: glathesis:2011-2628
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 31 May 2011
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2012 13:58
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/2628

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