This short report describes the results of an initiative to implement the capture of implantable medical devices used in procedures to repair aortic aneurysms.
The results in this report are based on an extract of activity taken from the NVR IT system in March 2021, and covered the period from January 2020 to February 2021. It contains information on:
- The process undertaken by the NVR team to incorporate devices on the NVR IT system including the ability to scan barcodes directly into the NVR.
- The number of aortic procedures containing device information.
- Aortic morphology of patients undergoing procedures.
- The type of device and components used during the procedures