Congenital Heart Outcomes Report

2017 Outcomes Report for Congenital Heart Center

Outcomes 2013-2016

Ventricular Septal Defect Repair

Unlike ASDs, most VSDs still require surgical repair. At the NYP Congenital Heart Center, our pediatric cardiac surgeons provide minimally invasive cardiac surgery and hybrid surgery for the treatment of ventricular septal defects, with the goal of small incisions and transfusion-free surgery.

Close to 100% of babies survive Ventricular Septal Defect Repair, even in premature and very low birthweight babies

neonatal baby in intensive care

Total Ventricular Septal Defect Repair Volume = 178 2013-2016

NewYork-Presbyterian STS National Benchmark
Overall Hospital Discharge Mortality Rate 0.6% 0.6%