Propensity-matched analysis of outcomes after mitral valve surgery between trainees and consultants (institutional report).


OBJECTIVES We aimed to determine whether early outcomes and long-term survival after mitral valve surgery performed by trainee residents are equivalent in terms of safety and efficacy when compared with consultant surgeons. METHODS Between January 2000 and December 2015, a total of 1742 patients who underwent mitral valve surgery were identified. Of these… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/icvts/ivx368