Overall risk-adjusted hospital mortality rate for our program in 2012 was 2.0%.2 Data collected by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) shows the national hospital discharge mortality rate at 3.1%.3
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for surgery for congenital heart disease. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2002;123:110-8.
2 007-RACHS-1 Index Surg CHD Volume.
3 Society of Thoracic Surgeons Data Harvest Report. published May 2012.