Cleveland Clinic Children's Outcomes
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
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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