The Toronto score for in-hospital mortality after percutaneous coronary interventions.

@article{Chowdhary2009TheTS,
  title={The Toronto score for in-hospital mortality after percutaneous coronary interventions.},
  author={Saqib Chowdhary and Joan Ivanov and Karen Mackie and Peter H. Seidelin and Vladim{\'i}r Dz̆av{\'i}k},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={157 1},
  pages={156-63}
}
BACKGROUND Benchmarking the performance of providers is an increasing priority in many health care economies. In-hospital mortality represents an important and uniformly assessed measure on which to examine the outcome of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Most existing prediction models of in-hospital mortality after PCI were derived from 1990s data, and their current relevance is uncertain. METHODS From consecutive PCIs performed during 2000-2008, derivation and validation cohorts of… CONTINUE READING