Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery

The Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery

The Salam Centre is run and managed by the Italian based humanitarian organisation EMERGENCY.
Since April 2007, the Centre provides high standard, free of charge paediatric and adult cardiac surgery.

Valve surgery

From April 2007 to December 2016, 5,117 patients underwent surgical procedures for acquired valvular heart diseases (VHD), as follows:

Multiple Valve Surgery 2,222 (43,4%)
Mitral Valve Surgery 2,286 (44,7%)
Aortic Valve Surgery 605 (11.8%)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery 5 (0.1%)


Most patients with valvular heart diseases (VHD) had involvement of more than one valve necessitating multiple procedures, as showed in detail in the following tables:


SURGERY FOR MITRAL VALVE DISEASE

Mitral Valvuloplasty 740
Isolated 525
+ TV surgery 121
+ AV surgery 83
+ AV & TV surgery 11
Mitral Valve Replacement 3,766
Isolated 1,762
+ TV surgery 816
+ AV surgery 879
+ AV & TV surgery 309

 

SURGERY FOR TRICUSPID VALVE DISEASE

Tricuspid Valvuloplasty 1,237
Isolated 2
+ MV surgery 916
+ MV & AV surgery 316
AV surgery 3
Tricuspid Valve Replacement 20
Isolated 3
+ MV surgery 17

+ MV & AV surgery

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SURGERY FOR AORTIC VALVE DISEASE

Aortic Valvuloplasty 37
Isolated 0
+ MV surgery 23
+ MV & TV surgery 14
Aortic Valve Replacement 1,851
Isolated 605
+ MV surgery 934
+ MV & TV surgery 309
TV surgery 3

 

Aortic Valve and Ascending Aorta 64
Isolated 3
+ AV Surgery 52
+ MV + AV Surgery 8
+ CABG Surgery 1

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