In 2016, IJN surgeons performed 2,207 cardiac procedures.
In 2016, IJN surgeons performed 348 major cardiac & thoracic surgeries
• Major Cardiac Surgery: Blalok Taussig Shunts, PDA Ligation
• Thoracic Surgery: Plication of Diaphragm, Lung.
• VATS: Bilateral Endoscopic Thoracic sympathectomy
In 2016, IJN surgeons & cardiologists performed 54 vascular surgeries* in the hybrid operation theatre.
*Vascular Surgery: Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR), Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR), Trans Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI).
Patient with complex medical backgrounds present greater challenges for cardiac procedures. In 2016, patient who have cardiac surgeries had more complex backgrounds than patients at comparable hospitals.
Calculation of risk of survival after heart operation (Euroscore)
Actual survival rates for these two years exceeded expected survival rates suggesting our surgeons’ performance and outcomes following heart surgery were better than expected.