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Risk Index for Cardiac Surgery of the Provincial Adult Cardiac Care Network of Ontario (PACCN Index)

Purpose:

To assess the risk for an adult undergoing cardiac surgery using the PACCN risk index .

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications

ICD-10:

I97.1

Description:

A risk index for adults undergoing cardiac surgery was developed at the centers in the Provincial Adult Cardiac Care Network (PACCN) of Ontario in Canada. The index correlates with the mortality, intensive care unit stay, and overall hospital length of stay after cardiac surgery.

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