See our echocardiography services page.
For all cardiac services at Tenwek, please bring all of your past patient records with you to the hospital (patient records, radiology films, echo reports etc.)
Tenwek Cardiac Surgery Statistics:
- 250+ open heart cases to date. Expanding service availability beginning January, 2015
- 3% perioperative mortality rate
- Typical length of post-operative stay: 7 days total (2-3 days in ICU)
- single valve replacement: 250,000 Ksh*
- double valve replacement: 350,000 Ksh*
- most congenital cases: 200,000 Ksh*
*This includes the entire hospital cost for most surgeries. Unexpected complications requiring addition trips to the OR, extended ICU/hospital stays etc. may incur more costs.