Table 1 Mayo clinic risk score and coronary artery disease (CAD)-specific index
Mayo Clinic Risk ScoreCAD-specific index
Risk factorInteger coefficientRisk factorInteger coefficient
Age*1Current smoker1
Urgent/emergency PCI2Hypertension1
CHF, NYHA class ⩾III2History of CVA/TIA1
Multivessel disease2DM2
Thrombus in any lesion2DM with sequelae3
Moderate to severe renal disease3COPD2
Pre-PCI shock5PVD2
LMCA with ⩾70% stenosis5Tumour/lymphoma/leukaemia2
Moderate to severe renal disease7
Metastatic cancer5
  • *Scored as one point for every decade older than 30 years (eg, a 90-year-old person would have a score of 6 for age).

  • CHF, congestive heart failure; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; CVA, cerebrovascular accident; DM, diabetes mellitus; LMCA, left main coronary artery; NYHA, New York Heart Association; PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention; PVD, peripheral vascular disease; TIA, transient ischaemic attack.