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How does Sharp HealthCare rate in heart surgery care?
Specific types of surgical care have been shown to improve outcomes in heart surgery patients. The two graphs below show how consistently Sharp provides these types of surgical care to cardiac surgery patients. The first graph shows results for heart bypass (CABG) surgeries. The second graph shows results for other cardiac surgery including procedures like heart valve replacements and repairs. Higher scores mean a higher percent of patients received all recommended treatments. Below the graphs you can find the number of cardiac procedures performed at Sharp in a recent 12 month period.
Recommended Care for Heart Surgery
Number of Heart Surgery Patients Treated at Sharp from January to December 2010
|Surgery Procedure||Sharp Chula Vista||Sharp Grossmont||Sharp Memorial|
|Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)||196||194||195|
For More Information
For more information about heart and vascular care at Sharp or to find a Sharp-affiliated doctor, search for a San Diego cardiologist or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm. To find general information about heart and vascular care, visit Cardiovascular Diseases in Adult Health or read the Heart and Cardiovascular News archive.