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Table 3 Predicted operative mortality according to the two-stage model. Stage 2, to be applied in patients with a mortality risk > 25% according to the EuroSCOREII and/or the ACEF Score (stage 1)

From: In search of the ideal risk-scoring system for very high-risk cardiac surgical patients: a two-stage approach

Serum creatinine (mg/dL) Mortality risk (%)
  Without anemia and PH With anemia or PH With both anemia and PH
1.0 or less 5 % 20 % 50 %
1.5 10 % 30 % 60 %
2.0 15 % 40 % 70 %
2.5 20 % 50 % 80 %
3.0 30 % 65 % 90 %
3.5 40 % 75 % 92 %
4.0 or more 50 % 80 % 95 %
  1. PH: pulmonary hypertension (systolic pulmonary pressure > 55 mmHg); anemia: hematocrit < 34%