Valve Disease

Aortic Valve Surgery

Aortic Valve Surgery: Volume

2015 – 2020

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

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

In 2020, Cleveland Clinic performed 1853 aortic valve surgeries including open surgical (N=1174) and transcatheter (N=679) approaches.

Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement Complications

2020

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 all categories.

STS = Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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