CMAJ 2021 Nov;193(46):E1757-E1765
Division of Cardiac Anesthesiology (Sun), University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ont.; ICES Central (Sun, Chu, Tam, Wang, Fang, Austin, Tusevljak, Lee), Toronto, Ont.; School of Epidemiology and Public Health (Sun), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont.; Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (Tam); University Health Network and Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (Feindel, Ouzounian, Lee); Departments of Cardiac Surgery (Tam, Feindel, Ouzounian), Physical Therapy (Chu), Surgery (Feindel), Cardiology (Lee), University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont.; Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (Austin), University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont.; CorHealth Ontario (Oakes, Alexopoulos), Toronto, Ont.
Background: Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and surgical aortic valve replacement (AVR) are the 2 most common cardiac surgery procedures in North America. We derived and externally validated clinical models to estimate the likelihood of death within 30 days of CABG, AVR or combined CABG + AVR.
Methods: We obtained data from the CorHealth Ontario Cardiac Registry and several linked population health administrative databases from Ontario, Canada. Read More