Apps

STS Clinical Practice Guidelines App

Take advantage of clinical decision-making aids at your fingertips—even when you’re on the go—with the STS Clinical Practice Guidelines App, available for iPhone and iPad. Use the app to browse individual clinical practice guidelines or search by keyword. The app also features real-time updates, so whenever a new guideline is added to the library, your device will be up-to-date. Download the app below, or search for “STS Clinical Practice Guidelines App” in the Apple App Store. Registration is free, but your name and e-mail address are required to access the full content.


The Annals of Thoracic Surgery App

Read The Annals of Thoracic Surgery anywhere, anytime through The Annals app, available for Apple and Android devices. The app uses the same username and password that grants you access to the full journal content on annalsthoracicsurgery.org. You can personalize your experience by creating a reading list, adding notes, and saving articles for offline viewing. The app also includes interactive figures, tables, multimedia presentations, and supplementary content. If you need assistance with your login, STS members in the US, Canada, and outside of Europe should contact JournalsOnlineSupport-usa@elsevier.com; STS members in Europe should contact eurosupport@elsevier.com.


ASCERT Long-Term Survival Probability Calculator for Isolated CABG

This app allows a user to calculate survival probability following isolated coronary artery bypass grafting surgery in patients 65 years and older. The calculator incorporates a risk model derived from linking STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database data (version 2.52) to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services MEDPAR data as part of the STS-ACC ASCERT grant. In addition to apps for iOS and Android devices, the risk calculator is available on the web.


STS/ACC TAVR Risk Calculator App

Get assistance in identifying which patients may be good candidates for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures. The STS/ACC TAVR In-Hospital Mortality Risk App assists with determining the predicted in-hospital mortality risk. Once determined, a patient's mortality risk can then be compared to the national average based on STS/ACC TVT Registry™ data.