Long-Term Results of Heart Operations Performed by Surgeons-in-Training

@article{Stoica2008LongTermRO,
  title={Long-Term Results of Heart Operations Performed by Surgeons-in-Training},
  author={Serban Stoica and Dimitri Kalavrouziotis and Billie-Jean Martin and Karen J. Buth and Gregory Marshal Hirsch and John A P Sullivan and Roger J. F. Baskett},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2008},
  volume={118},
  pages={S1-S6}
}
Background— We investigated the association between trainees performing supervised operations and late outcomes of patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Methods and Results— Data were prospectively collected on patients who underwent coronary artery bypass graft surgery, aortic valve replacement, or a combination of these between 1998 and 2005 at the Maritime Heart Center, Halifax, Canada. In-hospital mortality and a composite outcome of in-hospital mortality, stroke, bleeding, intra-aortic… 

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