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The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Cardiac Surgery Database: current risk assessment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9066436     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Cardiac Surgery Database has recently completed gathering patient data from 1990 through 1994. Using information from more than 300,000 patients undergoing isolated coronary artery bypass grafting in this period, new risk models of operative mortality were developed. METHODS: Logistic regression analysis was used to develop a risk model for each calendar year. A standard "training set/test set" approach was used for each model. RESULTS: Five validation techniques were used to evaluate the reliability of the risk models. All models were found to predict operative mortality with good accuracy in this population. CONCLUSIONS: The new risk models for isolated coronary artery bypass operations serve as reliable predictors of operative mortality for the most recent harvest of patient data from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Cardiac Surgery Database.
Authors:
F H Edwards; F L Grover; A L Shroyer; M Schwartz; J Bero
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1997 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-04-08     Completed Date:  1997-04-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  903-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Florida Health Sciences Center, Jacksonville 32209-6511, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Coronary Artery Bypass / mortality*,  statistics & numerical data
Databases, Factual*
Female
Humans
Logistic Models
Male
Middle Aged
Risk Assessment
Societies, Medical
Thoracic Surgery

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