Cleveland Clinic Children's Outcomes
Pediatric Cardiology & Congenital Heart Disease
Pediatric Congenital Heart Surgery
Cleveland Clinic cardiac surgeons performed 175 pediatric congenital heart surgeries in 2017.
Volume and Type
2017 - 2018
VAD = ventricular assist device
Cleveland Clinic is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for all patients. The in-hospital mortality rate for pediatric congenital heart surgery patients for the last three years has been well below the STS expected mortality and in 2018 was 0%.
STS = Society of Thoracic Surgeons
ᵃBenchmark derived from the 2018 Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery National Database