Journal article

Incidence and Predictors of Unplanned Hospital Readmission after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Sinjini Biswas, Diem Dinh, Mark Lucas, Stephen J Duffy, Angela L Brennan, Danny Liew, Nicholas Cox, Voltaire Nadurata, Christopher M Reid, Jeffrey Lefkovits, Dion Stub

Journal of Clinical Medicine | MDPI | Published : 2020


Unplanned readmissions to hospital after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) pose a significant burden to the healthcare system and are potentially preventable. In this study, we sought to determine the incidence of, and risk factors for, unplanned hospital readmissions within 30 days following PCI. We prospectively collected data on 28,488 patients undergoing PCI between 2013 and 2019, who were enrolled in the state-wide multi-centre Victorian Cardiac Outcomes Registry. Patients' data were then linked to data from the Victorian Department of Health administrative database that records statewide hospital admissions. Disease diagnosis codes were used to identify cause of readmission. Pat..

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Awarded by National Heart Foundation (NHF) of Australia

Awarded by NHMRC

Awarded by NHMRC Principal Research Fellowship

Awarded by NHF Future Leader Fellowship

Funding Acknowledgements

Biswas is supported by scholarships from the National Heart Foundation (NHF) of Australia (reference No. 101518), National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) Cardiovascular Centre of Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Outcomes Improvement (CRE-COI), and the Australian Government Research Training Program. Stephen Duffy's work is supported by a NHMRC grant (reference No. 1111170). Christopher Reid is supported by a NHMRC Principal Research Fellowship (reference No. 11136372). Dion Stub is supported by a NHF Future Leader Fellowship (reference No. 101908), and a Viertel Foundation Clinical Investigator award.