NHS Forth Valley

Specialists working at NHS Forth Valley perform vascular surgery at Forth Valley Royal Hospital.

NHS Forth Valley provides vascular services for patients in the Forth Valley region of Scotland.
https://nhsforthvalley.com/

The Trust performed the following procedure(s); AAA Repair, Carotid Endarterectomy, Lower Limb Angioplasty/Stent, Lower Limb Bypass, Lower Limb Amputation.

AAA Repair

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Elective infra-renal cases 2017
11
Type of elective infra-renal AAA repairs 2017 11 (6 open, 5 EVAR) 68% EVAR
50%
Average (typical range) time from assessment to procedure 2017 79 (50,102) 70 (38,119)
Average (typical range) length of stay for open repairs 2017 7 (7,8) 8 (6,11)
Average (typical range) length of stay for EVAR 2017 3 (2,4) 2 (1,4)
Risk adjusted survival 2015-2017 100% 98.7%
95%
Ruptured cases 2015-2017
7
Type of emergency repairs of ruptured AAA 2015-2017 7 (7 open, 0 EVAR) 30% EVAR No data
Elective complex cases 2015-2017
<5
Type of elective repairs of complex AAA 2015-2017 No Data 100% EVAR
50%

Carotid Endarterectomy

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2017
20
Median (IQR) time from symptom to procedure (14 days – NICE Guidance) 2017 14 (11,22) 12 (7,23)
Median (IQR) length of stay 2017 2 (1,3) 3 (2,5)
Risk adjusted stroke free survival 2015-2017 94.5% 97.9%
95%

Lower Limb Bypass

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2015-2017
321
Average (typical range) length of stay 2015-2017 5 (3,11) 7 (4,15)
Risk adjusted survival 2015-2017 98.7% 97.4%
97%

Lower Limb Amputation

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2015-2017
47
Average (typical range) time from assessment to procedure 2015-2017 6 (2,14) 8 (3,26)
Average (typical range) length of stay 2015-2017 25 (18,49) 23 (14,40)
Risk adjusted survival 2015-2017 92.2% 94.6%
90%