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HEART Score for Major Cardiac Events

Predicts 6-week risk of major adverse cardiac event.

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  • 0-3: 0.9-1.7% risk of adverse cardiac event. In the HEART Score, these patients were discharged. (0.99% retrospective) (1.7% prospective)
  • 4-6: 12-16.6% risk of adverse cardiac event. In the HEART Score, these patients were admitted to the hospital. (11.6% retrospective) (16.6% prospective)
  • ≥7: 50-65% risk of adverse cardiac event. In the HEART Score, these patients were candidates for early invasive measures. (65.2% retrospective) (50.1% prospective)

MACE (Major Adverse Cardiac Events) is defined as: all-cause mortality, myocardial infarction, or coronary revascularization.