Document Detail


A New Score for Risk Stratification of Patients With Acute Coronary Syndromes Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: The ACUITY-PCI (Acute Catheterization and Urgent Intervention Triage Strategy-Percutaneous Coronary Intervention) Risk Score.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23174634     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVES: This study sought to develop a new score specific for patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTEACS) undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) (the ACUITY-PCI [Acute Catheterization and Urgent Intervention Triage Strategy-Percutaneous Coronary Intervention] risk score).
BACKGROUND: The TIMI (Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction) and GRACE (Global Registry for Acute Coronary Events) risk scores are recommended for risk stratification of patients with NSTEACS. However, these scores were not optimized for patients undergoing an early invasive strategy with PCI.
METHODS: The ACUITY-PCI risk score was created from data for 1,692 patients enrolled in the formal angiographic substudy of the ACUITY (Acute Catheterization and Urgent Intervention Triage Strategy) trial by integrating clinical, angiographic, laboratory, and electrocardiographic variables selected by multivariable analysis. The score was subsequently validated in a different population of 846 patients and compared with the GRACE and TIMI risk scores, and the SYNTAX (Synergy Between PCI with Taxus and Cardiac Surgery) and Clinical SYNTAX scores.
RESULTS: Six variables (2 clinical, 1 laboratory/electrocardiographic, and 3 angiographic) were included in the ACUITY-PCI score: insulin-treated diabetes; renal insufficiency; baseline cardiac biomarker elevation or ST-segment deviation; bifurcation lesion; small vessel/diffuse coronary artery disease; and the extent of coronary artery disease. Event rates increased significantly across tertiles of ACUITY-PCI score. Compared with the other scores, the ACUITY-PCI score had the best discrimination (C-statistic), calibration (Hosmer-Lemeshow statistic), and index of separation. Moreover, the net reclassification improvement varied from 9% to 38% and the integrated discrimination index from 1.9% to 2.7%.
CONCLUSIONS: The ACUITY-PCI risk score is a new tool integrating clinical, angiographic, and laboratory/electrocardiographic variables specifically developed for patients with NSTEACS undergoing PCI. This score displayed better prognostic accuracy in terms of discrimination and calibration than other currently available scores for risk stratification of patients with NSTEACS. (Comparison of Angiomax Versus Heparin in Acute Coronary Syndromes [ACS]; NCT00093158).
Authors:
Tullio Palmerini; Philippe Genereux; Adriano Caixeta; Ecaterina Cristea; Alexandra Lansky; Roxana Mehran; Diego Della Riva; Martin Fahy; Ke Xu; Gregg W Stone
Related Documents :
14759084 - Coronary blood flow in evolving myocardial infarction preceded by preinfarction angina:...
24145764 - Use of high-sensitivity troponin for the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction.
18804744 - Prevalence of different gadolinium enhancement patterns in patients after heart transpl...
19153274 - Declining severity of myocardial infarction from 1987 to 2002: the atherosclerosis risk...
8318244 - An unusual case of endotracheal tube cuff dysfunction.
9300324 - Physical performance is preserved after regression of left ventricular hypertrophy.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JACC. Cardiovascular interventions     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1876-7605     ISO Abbreviation:  JACC Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101467004     Medline TA:  JACC Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1108-16     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 American College of Cardiology Foundation. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Dipartmento Cardiovascolare, Policlinico S. Orsola, Bologna, Italy; Department of Cardiology, Columbia University Medical Center and the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, New York, New York.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Development and validation of a stent thrombosis risk score in patients with acute coronary syndrome...
Next Document:  Walking Beyond the GRACE (Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events) Model in the Death Risk Stratifi...