Mortality Status Fields

The following fields must be completed for records in the STS National Database. If the fields are missing data or coded as "unknown," the record will be considered incomplete.

Adult Cardiac Surgery Database v2.9

  • Status at 30 day after surgery (Sequence 7001)
  • Discharge Mortality Status (Sequence 7005)
  • Operative Death (Sequence 71240)

Adult Cardiac Surgery Database v2.81

  • Discharge Status (5010)
  • Status at 30 Days After Surgery (5015)
  • Operative Death (5025)

Congenital Heart Surgery Database v3.3

  • Mortality Status at Hospital Discharge (4230)
  • Mortality Status at Database Discharge (4250)
  • Status at 30 Days After Surgery (4300)

General Thoracic Surgery Database v2.3

  • Discharge Status (2200)
  • Status at 30 Days After Surgery (2240) 

If you have questions, please contact Susan Becker, STS National Database Manager, at Susan Becker.