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Outcomes

CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS SURGERY:

2006 - 606 procedures at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center

O/E Mortality - 0.79 (21% below expected levels)

Number of Coronary Bypass Procedures per Hospital in USA - 225

2007 - 594 procedures

O/E Mortality - 0.69 (31% below expected levels)

Number of Coronary Bypass Procedures per Hospital in USA - 211

Radial Artery Utilization in CABG @ Saint Francis - 13%

Radial Artery Utilization in CABG Nationally (STS Database) - 6%

Radial Artery utilization has been shown to increase long-term survival post- operatively. Please see the following references:

Circulation, 2004; 109(12): 1489-96.

Ann Thorac Surg, 2007; 84(1): 25-31.

Ann Thorac Surg, 2009; 87: 19-26.

CABG Surgery without Cardiopulmonary Bypass @ Saint Francis - 58%

CABG Surgery without Cardiopulmonary Bypass Nationally (STS Database) - 21%

Avoidance of Cardiopulmonary Bypass is thought to decrease post-operative complications and accelerate recovery.

Please see the following references

Ann. Thorac. Surg., October 2008; 86: 1139 - 1146

Ann. Thorac. Surg., November 2007; 84: 1447 - 1456

AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT SURGERY:

2006 - 79 procedures

O/E Mortality - 0.84 (16% below expected levels)

2007 - 68 procedures

O/E Mortality - 1.0 (As expected levels)

MITRAL VALVE REPAIR SURGERY : 0% Mortality in 2008.

Mitral Valve Repair

Mitral Valve Repair and CABG

37 procedures

 

 

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