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New tool predicts risk of heart attack in older surgery patients

11/21/2017

Image: 3-D Structure of Molecular Scaffold SgK223; Copyright: Onisha Patel and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

In adults who undergo inpatient surgery, the mortality rate for those patients who experience cardiac arrest after surgery is 65 percent, and is about 15 to 25 percent for those who have a heart attack.