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.

Surgery

From April 2007 to December 2016, 6,465 patients underwent surgical operations at the Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery.
Patients' age ranged from 13 days to 65 years (mean age 25.9 ± 14.7).

PATIENTS' DISTRIBUTION BY TYPE OF DISEASE

Valvular Heart Diseases 5,117 (79.15%)
Congenital Heart Diseases 1,114 (17.23%)
Ischemic Heart Diseases 126 (1.95%)
Disease of the Aortic Valve and Ascending Aorta 52 (0.80%)
Disease of Ascending Aorta, Aortic and Mitral Valve 8 (0.12%)
Disease of the Aortic Valve and Ascending Aorta and CABG 1 (0.02%)
Ascending Aorta 3 (0.05%)
Other 44 (0.68%)

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