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Table 4 Re-classification table (from stage 1 to stage 2) for patients with an expected mortality rate > 50 %

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

  Overall patient population (N = 105)  
Risk stratification stage Number of patients (%) Number of non-survivors (%) Number re-classified (higher risk class) (%) Number re-classified (lower risk class) (%)
First stage (EuroSCORE II or ACEF score) 20 (19) 7 (35) 14 (13) 12 (11)
Second stage 20 (19) 14 (70)   
  Non-emergency patients (N = 98)  
First stage (EuroSCORE II or ACEF score) 19 (19) 7 (37) 13 (13) 7 (7)
Second stage 13 (13) 9 (69)