|Age||Per 5 years or part thereof over the age of 60 years||1|
|Chronic pulmonary disease||Long-term use of bronchodilators or steroids for respiratory disease||1|
|Peripheral arteriopathy||⁎Claudication, carotid stenosis >50%, previous or planned intervention on the abdominal aorta, limb arteries, or carotids||2|
|Neurological dysfunction||Severely affected mobility or day-to-day function||2|
|Previous cardiac surgery||Previous opening of the pericardium||3|
|Serum creatinine||Pre-operatively >200 μmol/l||2|
|Active endocarditis||Antibiotic therapy at time of surgery||3|
|Critical pre-operative state||⁎Pre-operative cardiac arrest, ventilation, renal failure, inotropic support, intra-aortic balloon pump use, ventricular arrhythmia||3|
|Unstable angina||Rest pain requiring IV nitrates||2|
|Left ventricular function||Moderate (30%–50%)|
|Recent MI||Within 90 days||2|
|Pulmonary hypertension||Systolic pulmonary pressure >60 mm Hg||2|
|Emergency||Operation performed before the start of next working day||2|
|Other than isolated CABG||Major cardiac procedure other than or in addition to CABG||2|
|Surgery on thoracic aorta||3|
|Post-infarct septal rupture||4|
The additive EuroSCORE is calculated by summating the individual score from 17 different variables (19).
IV = intravenous; MI = myocardial infarction; other abbreviations as in Table 1.
↵⁎ Any of the following.