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Rachs-1 system in rist stratification for congenital heart disease surgery outcome

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dc.contributor.author MN Awori, SW Ogendo
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-24T09:26:25Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-24T09:26:25Z
dc.date.issued 2008-05-28
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.maseno.ac.ke/handle/123456789/1574
dc.description.abstract Background: The Risk Adjustment in Congenital Heart Surgery (RACHS-1) system has been used as a benchmark to compare surgical results in developed countries. Its ability to stratify postoperative mortality risk has been validated in several developed countries, however, this has not been examined in a developing country. Objectives: To assess the ability of the RACHS-1 system to stratify postoperative mortality risk in a developing country. Design: Retrospective study over a five year period between 1st January 2002 and 31s1 December 2006. Setting: Kenyatta National Hospital, a teaching and referral hospital in Nairobi, Kenya. en_US
dc.publisher East African medical journal en_US
dc.title Rachs-1 system in rist stratification for congenital heart disease surgery outcome en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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