Development and validation of a prediction model for strokes after coronary artery bypass grafting.

@article{Charlesworth2003DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validation of a prediction model for strokes after coronary artery bypass grafting.},
  author={David C. Charlesworth and Donald S. Likosky and Charles A. S. Marrin and Christopher T. Maloney and Hebe B. Quinton and Jeremy R. Morton and Bruce J. Leavitt and Robert A. Clough and Gerald T O'connor},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={76 2},
  pages={436-43}
}
BACKGROUND A prospective study of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) was conducted to identify patient and disease factors related to the development of a perioperative stroke. A preoperative risk prediction model was developed and validated based on regionally collected data. METHODS We performed a regional observational study of 33,062 consecutive patients undergoing isolated CABG surgery in northern New England between 1992 and 2001. The regional stroke rate… CONTINUE READING