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

Estimate risk of post-op myocardial infarction after EVAR


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.

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

By using this site you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to be bound by our terms of use and privacy policy. All content and tools are for educational use only, are not meant to be a substitute for professional advice and should not be used for medical diagnosis and/or medical treatment.

1. Age?

0/10 completed