STS Research Center

Data from the STS National Database are available to physicians, researchers, and the health care industry to use for quality improvement and in comparative effectiveness research, clinical trials, post-market surveillance, and basic and translational research.

Information from the STS National Database will allow you to:

  • Use extensive and accurate real world cardiothoracic surgery data to address your research questions;
  • Investigate ways to enhance quality of care and improve patient outcomes;
  • Spot market trends and new product opportunities; and
  • Save time and money on clinical trials and post-market surveillance.