Brief Article
Copyright ©2009 The WJG Press and Baishideng.
World J Gastroenterol. Nov 14, 2009; 15(42): 5279-5286
Published online Nov 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5279
Table 1 The Charlson comorbidity index (CCI)[12]
Weight1Comorbid condition
1Myocardial infarction
Congestive heart failure
Peripheral vascular disease
Cerebrovascular disease (except hemiplegia)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Connective tissue disease
Peptic ulcer disease
Mild liver disease
Diabetes (without complications)
Moderate or severe renal disease
Diabetes with end-organ damage (retinopathy, neuropathy, etc)
Any second solid tumor (nonmetastatic), leukemia or lymphoma
3Moderate or severe liver disease
6Metastatic solid tumor