Facts

  • The number of pediatric cardiac surgical cases provided at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health averages 650 per year.
  • Over the past decade, the volume of pediatric cardiac surgeries performed have increased by 7% per year.
  • Our pediatric cardiac surgeons practice the most recent advances in muscle sparring surgical techniques that also promote the least amount of scarring possible.
  • Riley Cardiology at IU Health:
    • performs clinical services to approximately 6,000 outpatients per year;
    • performs 375-400 diagnostic cardiac catheterizations;
    • performs 4,800 echocardiograms per year.
  • Riley at IU Health has 32 Intensive Care Unit beds and 48 Newborn Intensive Care Unit beds.
  • Riley at IU Health operating rooms have two dedicated, state of the art cardiovascular surgery suites, capable of multiple procedures per day.
  • Many new methods of care are offered including Nitric Oxide administration for pulmonary hypertension.
  • This team of experts can provide services using the ECMO (extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation) support unit, as needed in certain life threatening situations.
  • Riley at IU Health is the only hospital in Indiana that provides the ECMO support unit.
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