Congenital Heart Surgery

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Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) Repair

Volume by Year

Ventricular septal defects are the most commonly diagnosed congenital heart defect, and surgical treatment remains the standard of care for children with this disease. These data include patients having perimembranous, supracristal, inlet or muscular VSDs. They also include patients with double chambered right ventricle. The Congenital Heart Surgery Division performs an average of 56 VSD closures each year and in 2012 had a survival rate of 100%.

4 Hospital mortality is calculated over the last 4 years from 2009-2012.
5 STS benchmark data from 2008-2011.