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BLL_2023_027

Title: Adult cardiac surgery report 2021: The annual report from the Registry of the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases
Author: Michal HULMAN, Panagiotis ARTEMIOU, Branislav BEZAK, Vladan HUDEC, Ivan GLONEK, Martin BENA, Rudolf JURCO MD, Mikulas KISS, Marian JANCAR, Matej ONDRUSEK, Rastislav CIKRAI, Ruben CHARCHOGLHYAN, Andrej DOMONKOS, Maria ZEMBERY, Ivo GASPAROVIC

Abstract: INTRODUCTION: Based on a longtime voluntary registry founded by the Ministry of Healthcare of the Slovak Republic in 2012 and endorsed by the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, well-defined data of all adult cardiac surgery procedures performed during the year 2021 are analyzed.
MATERIAL AND METHOD: For this period, data on 947 procedures were submitted to the registry.
RESULTS: The unadjusted in-hospital survival rate for the 352 isolated coronary artery bypass grafting procedures including urgent and emergency procedures (relationship on-/off pump 3.8 : 1) was 96.3 %. For 331 isolated heart valve procedures (33 transcatheter interventions), it was 95.5 %. Concerning ventricular assist devices, 19 implantations were registered. In 2021 the number of isolated heart transplantations was 16, which is a decrease by 38.5 % as compared to the previous year.
CONCLUSION: These annually registered data are collected from voluntary public reporting and accumulate actual information on nearly all heart procedures carried out in the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases. These data capture advancements in heart medicine and represent the basis for quality management. In addition, the registry demonstrates that the provision of cardiac surgery in Slovakia is up to date, appropriate, and nationwide patient treatment is guaranteed all the time (Tab. 14, Fig. 2, Ref. 5). Text in PDF www.elis.sk

Keywords: heart valve surgery, outcomes, coronary artery bypass grafting, aortic surgery, heart transplantation
Published online: 03-Jan-2023
Year: , Volume: , Issue: Page From: , Page To:
doi:10.4149/BLL_2023_027


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