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STS Risk Score Calculator
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons’ risk model calculates the risk of operative mortality and morbidity of adult cardiac surgery on the basis of patient demographic and clinical variables. We have developed our own similar Cardiac Surgery Risk Assessment Calculator.
Our calculator was designed to estimate the risk of morbidity and mortality following the most common types of cardiac surgery, including coronary bypass and other procedures. It is only a tool to:
- Guide discussions about the potential outcomes of open heart surgery,
- Compare the results with actual outcomes,
- Measure estimates and outcomes against objective standards of performance.
You can also try one of these other options:
Ask Doctor T. Blog
Thank you for taking my question. My father in law is 76. Last Friday after experiencing chest discomfort he was brought to ER and immediately to the Cath lab. The dr who did the Cath said he would have not survived the day had he not come in. His EF was between 10% and 15%. He needed emergent bypass that day. He came out after having a...