Title

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2019 update on outcomes and quality.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2019

Publication Title

Annals of Thoracic Surgery

Abstract

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database is one of the most mature, comprehensive, and respected clinical data registries in health care. Through nearly three decades of growth and refinement, it is widely recognized for accurately benchmarking risk-adjusted outcomes in cardiac surgery and serves as the foundation for all quality measurement and improvement activities of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. This is the fourth in a series of annual reports that provides updated national outcomes, volume trends, and database-related developments in quality measurement and performance improvement.

PubMed ID

30423335

Volume

107

Issue

1

First Page

24

Last Page

32

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