The EuroSCORE and a local model consistently predicted coronary surgery mortality and showed complementary properties.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To revalidate a local model for prediction of in-hospital mortality after coronary surgery several years after its introduction and the EuroSCORE in a specific area within its original scope. To assess the specific advantages of one type of instrument over the other in a definite context. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING Data from consecutive patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2006.10.025

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