Pediatric Cardiology & Congenital Heart Disease

Adult Congenital Heart Surgery

Cleveland Clinic cardiac surgeons performed a total of 337 open heart surgeries on patients with congenital cardiac disease in 2017, including 162 adults. With advances in medical care and better long-term survival, the volume of these patients is increasing.

Volume and Type

2017 - 2018

VAD = ventricular assist device

In-Hospital Mortality

2016 - 2018

The in-hospital mortality rate for adult congenital heart surgery at Cleveland Clinic has been well below the STS expected and in 2018 was 0.6%.

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