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Estimating Mortality Risk for Adult Congenital Heart Surgery: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database

Monday, November 16, 2015

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Source Name: Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Stephanie M. Fuller, Xia He, Jeffrey P. Jacobs, Sara K. Pasquali, J. William Gaynor, Christopher E. Mascio, Kevin D. Hill, Marshall L. Jacobs, Yuli Y. Kim

Using the STS Database, a mortality risk score was developed for adult patients undergoing congenital heart surgery.  Procedure-specific outcomes differed by age category.  The age-specific mortality risk score was more accurate than a score for all age categories (81% vs 78%). 

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