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Question 21#Print Question

 EuroSCORE II can be used to predict operative risk for which one of the following procedures?

a. Three-vessel CABG plus surgical maze
b. Isolated AVR
c. VSD repair
d. All of the above
e. None of the above


Question 22#Print Question

What does euroSCORE II estimate?

a. In-hospital mortality for patients undergoing CABG
b. In-hospital mortality for patients undergoing valve surgery
c. In-hospital mortality for patients undergoing cardiac surgery
d. Mortality and morbidity for patients undergoing cardiac surgery
e. Mortality and morbidity for patients undergoing valve surgery or transcatheter valve implantation


Question 23#Print Question

The following conditions are considered to be clinical risk factors and independent clinical determinants of major peri-operative cardiac events, except: 

a. History of ischaemic heart disease (angina or previous MI)
b. History of cerebrovascular disease
c. Heart failure
d. Renal impairment (serum creatinine >170µmol/L or creatinine clearance <60mL/min)
e. Type II diabetes


Question 24#Print Question

A patient has been referred for CABG. He is concerned about complications and wants to know the risk of perioperative stroke. 

What is the typical nationally reported risk?

a. There is no risk since the aortic valve is not being replaced
b. 1%
c. 5%
d. 10%
e. If an off-pump procedure is performed, the risk can be as high as 7%




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