Operative outcomes of SAVR patients with a PROM score < 4% have improved over time while expected risk estimates remained flat, a large Cleveland Clinic study shows.
New Tool Refines Cardiac Surgical Risk Prediction for Adults With Congenital Heart Disease
A novel surgical risk model specific to patients with adult congenital heart disease is a much-needed addition to previous tools for predicting 30-day postoperative survival in this growing population.
Large Cohort Study of Isolated Tricuspid Regurgitation Yields Novel Risk Score to Guide Care
The study’s resulting risk score predicts mortality outcomes with the aim of providing management guidance. A companion study shows that surgery appears to yield a survival benefit in both primary and secondary TR.