Adult Cardiac Surgery – 2020 summary report

Reports | Published: 10 Dec 2020

This annual report looks at all Adult Cardiac Surgery undertaken in the UK over the past 3 years – between 1st April 2016 and 31st March 2019. It is a summary of the NHS hospitals around the UK, as well as five private hospitals and one hospital from the Republic of Ireland.

Some of the key findings from this summary report include a continual fall in the number of cardiac surgical operations performed in the UK with an observed gradual drop in coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) over time, low mortality rates observed over the past 13 years of data collection, and variable morbidity rates.

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Adult Cardiac Surgery – 2020 summary report