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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Development and Validation of a Cirrhosis-specific Surgical Risk Calculator (C-SuRC)
Principal Investigator:

George N. Ioannou

Location: Seattle, WA
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: August 2020 - January 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $258,489
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Perioperative mortality is 2-4 times higher in patients with cirrhosis compared to patients without cirrhosis due to cirrhosis-related factors such as portal hypertension and impaired hepatic synthetic function. Currently no models exist that accurately estimate peri-operative mortality and morbidity in patients with cirrhosis. Our overarching aim is to develop and validate a Cirrhosis-specific Surgical Risk Calculator (C- SuRC) that accurately estimates perioperative mortality and c...

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