Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute (Miller Family) Outcomes
Cardiac Surgery: Volume
2021, N = 5046
In 2021, we successfully completed 5046 cardiac surgeries which included various types of major procedures at facilities in Northeast Ohio (Cleveland Clinic's main campus, Fairview Hospital and Hillcrest Hospital).
|Valve with other proceduresᵃᶜ||890|
|Coronary artery bypass grafting (isolated)ᵃ||831|
Source: Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Adult Cardiac Surgery Database
ᵃAorta surgery, isolated valve, valve with other procedures, percutaneous valve, and coronary artery bypass grafting, and other are a subset of cardiac surgeries.
ᵇIsolated valve does not contain percutaneous valves.
ᶜValve with other procedures does not include aorta surgery or percutaneous valves.
ᵈOther procedures include procedures not classified in the provided categories like coronary bypass surgery with other non-valve cardiac procedures, heart transplant, durable ventricular assist device implantation, and septal myectomy.
Transplant Surgery: Volume
2021, N = 156
Cleveland Clinic is a leading center for both heart and lung transplant procedures.
Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery: Volume
2021, N = 1916
Cleveland Clinic surgeons treat patients from around the World who have a wide variety of lung and esophageal diseases.
|General thoracic surgeries||1916|
Source: Cleveland Clinic Finance Department; STS General Thoracic Surgery Database
ᵃEsophageal surgeries are a subset of general thoracic surgeries.
Vascular Surgery: Volume
2021, N = 6997
Cleveland Clinic vascular surgeons perform thousands of procedures each year for patients with a broad spectrum of vascular diseases.
|Total vascular surgeries (open and endovascular)||6997|
Source: Vascular Surgery data
Aortic Surgery: Volume
2021, N = 1441
The Aorta Center in Cleveland Clinic's Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute is organized to optimize the care of patients. A multidisciplinary approach is used to collaborate and treat patients with conditions that affect all segments of the aorta. This model has allowed Cleveland Clinic to have the busiest aorta center in the world and to lead the way in quality, innovation, and research.
|Open ascending aorta and aortic arch repairs||818|
|Open descending aorta and thoracoabdominal repairs||40|
|Open abdominal aortic aneurysm repairs||139|
|Endovascular proximal aorta repairs||10|
|Endovascular descending aorta and thoracoabdominal repairs||168|
|Endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repairs||134|
|Hybrid aortic surgery: open and endovascular procedures||132|
Source: STS Adult Cardiac Surgery & Vascular Surgery