Valve Disease

Aortic Valve Surgery

Aortic Valve Surgery, Volume

2013 — 2018

Cleveland Clinic surgeons have extensive experience in aortic valve surgery and use innovative treatment options to help patients, including those who are very high-risk with complicated medical conditions.

In 2018, Cleveland Clinic surgeons performed 2117 aortic valve surgeries.

Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement, Complications


Many patients who have isolated aortic valve replacement procedures at Cleveland Clinic have complex medical backgrounds that increase the risk of complications. Despite this, the rates of complications were lower than expected in most categories.

STS = Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) National Adult Cardiac Surgery Database