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Thoracoscore Falcoz et al. 2007 The Thoracic Surgery Scoring System

* Gender
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* Age (years)
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* ASA Score

American Society of Anesthesiologists score:
1 - Normal healthy patient
2 - Patient with mild systemic disease
3 - Patient with severe systemic disease
4 - Patient with severe systemic disease that is a constant threat to life
5 - Moribund patient who is not expected to survive without the operation
6 - A declared brain-dead patient whose organs are being removed for donor purposes

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* Performance status classification

WHO-Zubrod Performance Status Scale:
0 - Normal activity
1 - Symptoms, but nearly fully ambulatory
2 - Some bed time, but needs to be in bed less than 50% of normal daytime
3 - Need to be in bed greater than 50% of normal daytime
4 - Unable to get out of bed

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* Dyspnea score

0 - No dyspnea
1 - Slight degree of dyspnea ( troubled by shortness of breath when hurrying on the level or walking up a slight hill)
2 - Moderate degree of dyspnea (walks slower than people of the same age on the level because of breathlessness)
3 - Moderatly severe degree of dyspnea (has to stop because of breathlessness when walking at own pace on the level)
4 - Severe degree of dyspnea (stops for breath after walking about 100 yards or after a few minutes on the level)
5 - Very severe degree of dyspnea (too breathless to leave the house or breathless when dressing or undressing)

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* Priority of surgery
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* Procedure class
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* Diagnosis group
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* Comorbidity score

Number of significant co-morbid conditions
- Smoking addiction
- History of cancer
- COPD
- Arterial hypertension
- Heart disease
- Diabete mellitus
- Peripheral vascular disease
- Obesity
- Alcoholism
- Hyperlipemia

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Falcoz PE, Conti M, Brouchet L, et al. The Thoracic Surgery Scoring System (Thoracoscore): risk model for in-hospital death in 15,183 patients requiring thoracic surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007;133(2):325-32. PMID: 17258556
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