Risk stratification in assessing risk in coronary artery bypass surgery

Rees, Mike and Dineschandra, Jitesh (2006) Risk stratification in assessing risk in coronary artery bypass surgery. In: Proceedings of the 19th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, IEEE CBMS 2006, Salt Lake City, USA, 22-23 June 2006. IEEE, Los Alamitos, USA, pp. 303-308. ISBN 0769525171

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CBMS.2006.141

Abstract

We present the need for risk stratification in the monitoring of cardiac surgical practice and review the frequentist and Bayesian approaches to the problem. Developments in the available databases are described. Enhancements to the Parsonnet and EuroSCORE systems are reviewed. We argue that in the UK, although the use of the Parsonnet system is inappropriate and that the EuroSCORE system is a clear improvement, there are advantages in adopting a system based on a Bayesian model for risk assessment.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: University of Westminster > Science and Technology > Electronics and Computer Science, School of (No longer in use)
Depositing User: Miss Nina Watts
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2006
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2010 14:31
URI: http://westminsterresearch.wmin.ac.uk/id/eprint/2809

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