EuroSCORE Models in a Cohort of Patients with Valvular Heart Disease and a High Prevalence of Rheumatic Fever Submitted to Surgical Procedures

Abstract

OBJECTIVES Epidemiological differences can be found between Brazilian and European valvular heart disease patients. The prevalence of heart valve diseases due to rheumatic disease is significantly higher in the Brazilian compared with the European population. Therefore, they could have different risks during and after cardiac surgery. The aim of this study… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118357

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