Prospective use of EuroSCORE for the short-term risk evaluation of consecutive cardiac surgery candidates: are there any differences in prediction of perioperative risk versus risk of nonsurgical treatments?

BACKGROUND In the era of modern medicine, the relevance of perioperative risk stratification with respect to the practice of cardiac surgeons and cardiologists worldwide has increased. AIM This study aims at estimating the validity of a preoperative risk stratification model EuroSCORE in predicting short-term mortality in Czech adult cardiac population… (More)