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Cardiac Valve Surgery - Logistic Regression Model

Purpose:

To predict mortality in a patient undergoing valve surgery using the risk score of Guaragna et al.

Specialty:

Cardiology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I97.1

Description:

Guaragna et al developed a logistic regression model for evaluating a patient prior to cardiac valve surgery. This can help to identify a patient at increased risk for postoperative mortality. The authors are from Hospital Sao Lucas da Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil.

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