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Figure 2: (a) Total number of patients undergoing open heart surgery at the Uganda Heart Institute from 2010 to 2015. (b) Total number of different types of congenital heart disease open heart surgeries performed at the Uganda Heart Institute from 2010 to 2015. (c) Proportion of total open heart surgery procedures among all congenital heart disease surgeries at the Uganda Heart Institute from 2010 to 2015. (d) 30-day mortality rates (%) for patients undergoing open heart surgeries at the Uganda Heart Institute from 2010 to 2015. The spike in mortality rates in 2013 was due to attempts to operate higher risk patients in the presence of the visiting teams with relevant skills and experience. UHI: Uganda Heart Institute, ASD: Atrial septal defect, VSD: Ventricular septal defect, TOF, Tetralogy of Fallot, CHD: Congenital heart disease

Figure 2: (a) Total number of patients undergoing open heart surgery at the Uganda Heart Institute from 2010 to 2015. (b) Total number of different types of congenital heart disease open heart surgeries performed at the Uganda Heart Institute from 2010 to 2015. (c) Proportion of total open heart surgery procedures among all congenital heart disease surgeries at the Uganda Heart Institute from 2010 to 2015. (d) 30-day mortality rates (%) for patients undergoing open heart surgeries at the Uganda Heart Institute from 2010 to 2015. The spike in mortality rates in 2013 was due to attempts to operate higher risk patients in the presence of the visiting teams with relevant skills and experience. UHI: Uganda Heart Institute, ASD: Atrial septal defect, VSD: Ventricular septal defect, TOF, Tetralogy of Fallot, CHD: Congenital heart disease