Adult Cardiac Surgery Database The STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database (ACSD) is the world's premier clinical outcomes registry for adult cardiac surgery. Launched in , the Database contains more than million cardiac surgery procedure records and currently has nearly 3, participating physicians, including surgeons and anesthesiologists. Adult Cardiac surgery is surgery on the heart and the large blood vessels in the chest in patients above the age of 16 years. It is most often done to treat complications of narrowings of the coronary arteries due to ‘hardening’ of the blood vessels.
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