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risk stratification

Medical decision-making The constellation of activities–eg, lab and clinical testing used to determine a person's risk for suffering a particular condition and need–or lack thereof–for preventive intervention

risk stratification

A formal estimate of the probability of a person's succumbing to a disease or benefiting from a treatment for that disease.
See also: stratification
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The previously validated score of risk stratification as per the original article by Muckart et al.
In South Asia, risk stratification is especially important, as limited health resources have to be distributed amongst a large population, which is already at high risk of CVD.
Risk stratification in patients early and late post-CABG using stress myocardial perfusion SPECT: Implications of appropriate clinical strategies.
These guidelines offer a plausible method for risk stratification for early-discharge following PCI based on clinical, procedural, and social factors.
There are additional recognized clinical uses for troponin assays, such as risk stratification and procedure-induced cardiac damage, that are not addressed by this paper; the use of the 99th-percentile cutoff may be inappropriate for these additional clinical uses.
Conclusion: hs CRP has superior diagnostic ability for detection of SCAD than MPO whereas PAPP-A is a more reliable marker for risk stratification among the cardiac biomarkers.
Recent guidelines emphasize the need for early risk stratification of patients with acute pulmonary embolism.
1 The new sub-group analysis from the landmark RE-LYA study** assessed the rate of stroke and systemic embolism in patients defined as being at low (n=5,775), moderate (n=6,455) and high (n=5,882) risk of such events by the validated stroke risk stratification score, CHADS2.
Cardiologists from Weill Medical College discuss risk stratification of sudden cardiac death, management of acute coronary syndromes, percutaneous coronary intervention, predictors of outcome in chronic ischemic heart disease, cardiac resynchronization therapy, catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation, percutaneous treatment for valvular heart disease, advances in pulmonary hypertension, and asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis.
Rouse, signal-averaged electrocardiographic analysis is a risk stratification tool for electrophysiologists and cardiologists in the management of post myocardial infarction patients.