Performance of three preoperative risk indices; CABDEAL, EuroSCORE and Cleveland models in a prospective coronary bypass database.

@article{Kurki2002PerformanceOT,
  title={Performance of three preoperative risk indices; CABDEAL, EuroSCORE and Cleveland models in a prospective coronary bypass database.},
  author={Tuula S. Kurki and Otso J{\"a}rvinen and Matti Jorma Kataja and Jari O. Laurikka and Matti R. Tarkka},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={406-10}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of the present study was to evaluate the performance of three different preoperative risk models in the prediction of postoperative morbidity and mortality in coronary artery bypass (CAB) surgery. METHODS Data on 1132 consecutive CAB patients were prospectively collected, including preoperative risk factors and postoperative morbidity and in-hospital mortality. The preoperative risk models CABDEAL, EuroSCORE and Cleveland model were used to predict morbidity and mortality… CONTINUE READING

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