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Survival after CABG--better than predicted by EuroSCORE and equal to the general population.

Authors
  • Engebretsen, Kristin V T
  • Friis, Charlotte
  • Sandvik, Leiv
  • Tønnessen, Theis
Type
Published Article
Journal
Scandinavian cardiovascular journal : SCJ
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2009
Volume
43
Issue
2
Pages
123–128
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1080/14017430802354085
PMID: 18781451
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Patients operated with CABG at our institution have similar survival as in the general Norwegian population. Although overestimating mortality by almost five-fold, we found a strong association between EuroSCORE and short-time survival, and an association between EuroSCORE and intermediate-term survival.

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