0%, according to certain heart archives care centers. You should also know that some noninvasive heart surgery procedures (including robotic heart valve repair) maintain a mortality rate close to 0. When I conducted my initial research for my book, The Patient’s Guide To Heart Valve Surgery, the open heart surgery survival archives rate was 97% or 98% (depending on the reference). However, on the whole, open heart surgery survival rates continue to improve.
Yes… There is some risk with open heart surgery. The statistics archives are real. I share this with you – the patient or caregiver – to help you understand that most patients do not die from open heart cardiac surgery. “Why I am I telling you archives this?”.