PREOPERATIVE CARDIAC SCREENING
Flowchart diagrams from 2002 ACC/AHA guidelines


This page is for use in the context of the page on "Screening for Coronary Artery Disease and other cardiac disease preoperatively" which contains information necessary to interpret the diagrams below.

Sources include “2002 ACC/AHA guidelines”: Eagle KA, et al., ACC/AHA guideline update for perioperative cardiovascular evaluation for noncardiac surgery update: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee to Update the 1996 Guidelines on Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation for Noncardiac Surgery). 2002. American College of Cardiology Web site)