Acquired first grade in 4 institutions in the evaluation of coronary artery bypass surgery in Jeollabuk-do

[의학신문·일간보사=차원준 기자] As a result of the 4th evaluation of the adequacy of coronary artery bypass surgery by the Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service, 4 institutions including Chosun University Hospital in the Jeolla region received the first grade.

Chosun University Hospital announced on the 12th that it has obtained the highest grade in the 4th adequacy evaluation, which is conducting an adequacy evaluation of coronary artery bypass surgery to ensure that patients with ischemic heart disease can receive safe and high-quality medical services.

Lee Sang-hong, director of Chosun University Hospital, said, “The incidence rate of men is higher than that of women, and heart disease, which occurs frequently in the age group over 60, appears more frequently as the days get colder.

In the Jeolla region, along with Chonnam National University Hospital and Chonbuk National University Hospital, Suncheon Seonggarolo Hospital received the first rank as a general hospital.

Meanwhile, this 4th adequacy evaluation was conducted at tertiary general hospitals and general hospitals (80 locations, 3,505 patients) that performed coronary artery bypass surgery on patients hospitalized for ischemic heart disease from October 2015 to September 2016.

The evaluation indicators were ▲(treatment volume) number of coronary artery bypass surgery cases ▲(treatment process) ratio of internal thoracic artery use during surgery ▲ aspirin prescription rate at discharge ▲(treatment result) ratio of reoperation due to complications (bleeding, hematoma) after surgery, within 30 days after surgery Mortality and hospitalization days after surgery.

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