Elevated Risk Procedures Vs. Low Risk Procedures
High > 5%t Intermediate 1-5%t Low < 1%*
Aortic and other major vascular surgery Carotid Endarterectomy Ambulatory surgery
Peripheral artery srugery Head and neck surgery Endoscopic procedures
Intraperitoneal and intrathoracic surgery Superficial procedures
Orthopedic surgery Cataract surgery
Prostate surgery Breast surgery
t Percentage risk of MACE *Do not generally require further preoperative cardiac testing.
NOTE:  Other cardiovascular risk factors that were previously considered "low risk" have not proven to increase perioperative risk at all.

These are:

Therefore, these have been dropped from consideration in the preoperative evaluation entirely.