Validation of a preoperative risk index as a predictor of perioperative morbidity and hospital costs in coronary artery bypass graft surgery.

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OBJECTIVE To validate a previously developed model (CABDEAL) for predicting postoperative morbidity for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery patients using the New York State Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS) database and to examine the effects of preoperative risk factors, postoperative complications, and death on costs of… (More)

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@article{Kurki2002ValidationOA, title={Validation of a preoperative risk index as a predictor of perioperative morbidity and hospital costs in coronary artery bypass graft surgery.}, author={Tuula S. Kurki and Matti Jorma Kataja and David L. Reich}, journal={Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia}, year={2002}, volume={16 4}, pages={401-4} }