Journal article

Two Long-Term Mortality Risk Models For Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Produced in American Populations Validated in an Australian Population

Matthew Kilpin, Arpit Talwar, James Meneguzzi, Lavinia Tran, Christopher Reid, Philip Hayward

HEART LUNG AND CIRCULATION | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2018

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Short-term mortality prediction models have an important role in current cardiac surgical practice. There has been much less attention paid to prediction of long-term outcomes which are probably an equal marker both of surgeon performance and appropriateness of surgical treatment. The aim of this study was to assess the performance of the New York State Cardiac Surgery Reporting System (NYSCSRS) risk model and the Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group (NNECDSG) risk model on the Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons (ANZSCTS) patient database. METHODS: The NYSCSRS and the NNECDSG risk models were applied to all patients undergoing i..

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