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 2017, 5,585 patients underwent surgical procedures for acquired valvular heart diseases (VHD), as follows:

Multiple Valve Surgery 2,467 (44.2%)
Mitral Valve Surgery 2,477 (44.4%)
Aortic Valve Surgery 637 (11.4%)
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 766
Isolated 541
+ TV surgery 123
+ AV surgery 90
+ AV & TV surgery 12
Mitral Valve Replacement 4,180
Isolated 1,937
+ TV surgery 874
+ AV surgery 1,006
+ AV & TV surgery 363

 

SURGERY FOR TRICUSPID VALVE DISEASE

Tricuspid Valvuloplasty 1,351
Isolated 2
+ MV surgery 975
+ MV & AV surgery 371
+ 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 41
Isolated 0
+ MV surgery 25
+ MV & TV surgery 16
Aortic Valve Replacement 2,063
Isolated 636
+ MV surgery 1,062
+ MV & TV surgery 362
TV surgery 3

 

Aortic Valve and Ascending Aorta 67
Isolated 3
+ AV Surgery 53
+ MV + AV Surgery 10
+ CABG Surgery 1

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