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Cardiovascular Surgery clinical quality information

Healthcare quality monitoring and regulatory agencies have identified Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction), Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Cardiovascular Surgery medical practices as strong indicators of hospital quality. In other words, if hospitals score high managing these illnesses, it is highly likely their overall quality of care is also high.

Adjusted Rates for Outcomes and Processes for CABG Procedures

Data from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Adult Cardiac Surgery Database


     McLaren Port Huron
*Adjusted Rate (%)

Rate (%)

Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Comparison

Isolated  Coronary Bypass Surgery

Operative Mortality  0.0% 2.2%     1.9%
Use of internal mammary artery or IMA (among patients having first CABG) 100.0% 98% 98.3%
Renal Failure 0.0% 2.5% 2.1%
Deep Sternal Wound Infections 0.0% 0.3%  0.3% 

Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement

 Operative Mortality 0.0%      3.4%   2.3%

*The McLaren Port Huron rates are based on isolated coronary Cases January 1 - September 30, 2013.