Seattle Children's Heart Center is committed to excellence in outcomes for the wellbeing of our patients and families. We use this data to measure the health of our patients and to improve quality of care. We are proud to have outcomes that consistently are among the best in the nation.

Number of Cases

Number of Cases

The number of cases represents the number of cardiac surgical procedures performed in the operating room at Seattle Children's.

Procedure Volumes

Procedure Volumes 1 of 2

Procedure Volumes 2 of 2

30-Day Survival

ProcedureFY 2011FY 2012FY 2013
Arterial switch100.0%100.0%83.3%
ASD repair100.0%100.0%100.0%
AV canal repair100.0%100.0%100.0%
Fontan procedure and Glenn procedure100.0%100.0%94.7%
Heart transplant100.0%100.0%100.0%
Right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit and pulmonary valve insertion100.0%100.0%100.0%
Tetralogy of Fallot100.0%100.0%100.0%
Total anomalous pulmonary venous return repair100.0%100.0%100.0%
Truncus arteriosus repair100.0%100.0%
Valve repair and replacement (mitral/aortic)100.0%100.0%100.0%
VSD repair100.0%97.1%100.0%

The data above represents the survival rate for patients whose 30-day status has been reviewed. A small number of patients for fiscal year 2013 are still in the review process.

Heart Transplants

FY 201315
FY 201215
FY 201110

Heart Transplant Patient Volumes

Heart Transplant Volumes

Heart Transplant Patient Survival

Heart Transplant Survival Rates

Patients younger than 18 years old, first transplants, deceased donor. Data from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR).

* Based on 26 transplants performed January 1, 2009, through June 30, 2011
** Based on 26 transplants performed January 1, 2009, through June 30, 2011
*** Based on 21 transplants performed July 1, 2006, through December 31, 2008