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 2018, 6,099 patients underwent surgical procedures for acquired valvular heart diseases (VHD), as follows:

Multiple Valve Surgery 2,758 (45.2%)
Mitral Valve Surgery 2,664 (43.7%)
Aortic Valve Surgery 673 (11.0%)
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 791
Isolated 559
+ TV surgery 128
+ AV surgery 92
+ AV & TV surgery 12
Mitral Valve Replacement 4,631
Isolated 2,105
+ TV surgery 973
+ AV surgery 1,109
+ AV & TV surgery 444

 

SURGERY FOR TRICUSPID VALVE DISEASE

Tricuspid Valvuloplasty 1,536
Isolated 2
+ MV surgery 1,079
+ MV & AV surgery 452
+ 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 43
Isolated 0
+ MV surgery 25
+ MV & TV surgery 18
Aortic Valve Replacement 2,283
Isolated 672
+ MV surgery 1,167
+ MV & TV surgery 441
TV surgery 3

 

Aortic Valve and Ascending Aorta 75
Isolated 3
+ AV Surgery 57
+ MV + AV Surgery 14
+ CABG Surgery 1

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