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Predictive Risk Model of Catalonia for Open Heart Surgery Mortality

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Allergy, Immunology, Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Emergency Medicine, Family, General Practice, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Medical Genetics, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry, Radiology, Surgery, Urology, Other

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A score for predicting mortality in patients undergoing open heart surgery was developed in Catalonia (Barcelona), Spain. It can be used to compare surgical outcomes at different hospitals by separating patients into mortality risk groups. The authors are from the Catalan Agency for Health Technology Assessment, Catalan Institute of Oncology, and Autonomous University of Barcelona.

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