Valve Surgery Outcomes Overview

Valve procedures represent the major proportion of the adult cardiac procedures at the Frankel Cardiovascular Center.

The charts below show overall volume, but breakouts also are available for Aortic Valve Surgery and Mitral Valve Surgery.

The number of cases is increasing, as well as the complexity.

All Valve Surgery Mortality in 2016

47% of the valve procedures are combined with other cardiac procedures, as noted.  

Valve procedures combined with other cardiac procedures in 2016

Just over a quarter of the valve operations at the University of Michigan Frankel CVC are re-operations.

Primary vs. Redo Valve operations at the CVC