Differences in postoperative myocardial infarction rates when comparing NSQIP and the universal 2012 definitions


Objective: The definition of myocardial infarction (MI) may impact the number and clinical significance of postoperative MI rates. We compared rates of postoperative MI using the current National Surgery Quality Improvement... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Robert Hollis (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  2. Kevin Shrestha (University Of Alabama At Birmingham, Department Of Surgery)
  3. Tyler Wahl (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  4. Daniel I. Chu (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  5. Joshua S. Richman (University Of Alabama At Birmingham, Department Of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery)
  6. James Kirklin (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  7. Melanie S. Morris (University of Alabama at Birmingham)

Topic Area

General Surgery


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