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ADULT CARDIAC SURGERY
Adult Cardiac Surgery Mortality Remains Low Even as Volume and Case Complexity Rise
Over the past 16 years, mortality for adult cardiac surgery cases at Cleveland Clinic has substantially trended downward at the same time that case complexity has increased and volumes have steadily risen.
Cleveland Clinic received the highest Composite Quality Rating (three stars) for the following procedures in the most recent Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Adult Cardiac Surgery Database report (for the three-year period ending in June 2022):
*Aorta surgery data are from the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database and do not include vascular surgery cases. STS = Society of Thoracic Surgeons; CABG = coronary artery bypass grafting
Cleveland Clinic’s Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute has a long-established tradition of reporting volume and outcomes data across its various subspecialty areas. For more information like the data reported above, visit clevelandclinic.org/hvtioutcomes and clevelandclinic.org/e15.