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 for CHD

From April 2007 to December 2018, 1,326 patients underwent surgical operations for congenital heart diseases (CHD). Patients' age ranged from 13 days to 50 years (mean age 11.5 ± 9).


ASD 249
Aorto Pulmunary Window 5
Fallot's Tetralogy 352
VSD 235
PDA 174
A-V Septal Defects 60
Supravalvar AS 4
Subvalvar AS 92
Subvalvar AS and VSD 2
Congenital Aortic Stenosis 5
Pulmonary Stenosis 18
Corrected TGA 2
Tricuspid Atresia 5
Interrupted Aortic Arch 1
Sinus of Valsalva Fistula 2
Ebstein's Anomaly 6
Subvalvar Pulmonary Stenosis 12
Aortic Coarctation 22
Double Outlet Left or Right Ventricle 1
Double Outlet Right Ventricle (DORV) 13
Double Inlet Left Ventricle with Pulmunary Stenosis 2
Congenital Mitral Valve Disease 10
Isolated Mitral Valve Cleft 4
Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum 4
Congenital Aortic Valve Disease 6
Truncus Arteriosus 7
PDA and Mitral Valve congenital disease 4
VSD and Mitral Valve congenital dysplasia 4
VSD and severe Aortic regurgitation 2
Cor Triatriatum 1
PDA and Isolated Mitral Valve Cleft 1

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