A regional prospective study of in-hospital mortality associated with coronary artery bypass grafting. The Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group.

@article{Oconnor1991ARP,
  title={A regional prospective study of in-hospital mortality associated with coronary artery bypass grafting. The Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group.},
  author={Gerald T O'connor and Stephen K. Plume and Elaine M. Olmstead and Laurence H. Coffin and Jeremy R. Morton and Christopher T. Maloney and Edward Nowicki and J F Tryzelaar and Felix A Hern{\'a}ndez and Lord Adrian},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1991},
  volume={266 6},
  pages={803-9}
}
OBJECTIVE A prospective regional study was conducted to determine if the observed differences in in-hospital mortality rates associated with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) are solely the result of differences in patient case mix. DESIGN-Regional prospective cohort study. Data including patient demographic and historical data, body surface area, cardiac catheterization results, priority of surgery, comorbidity, and status at hospital discharge were collected. This study presents data for… CONTINUE READING
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