Cardiac surgery outcomes during COVID-19
Project ID: 2022-008/ 2023 0950 139 000
Type of Response: Research report
Knowledge User: Ministry of Health
ICES Scientists: Michael Schull, Michael Paterson, and Douglas Lee
Summary: Ad hoc reports suggest that patients undergoing cardiac surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic have been at greater than usual short-term mortality risk. This AHRQ will compare the characteristics and outcomes of patients undergoing cardiac surgery before versus during the pandemic.