NHS Highland

Specialists working at NHS Highland perform vascular surgery at Raigmore Hospital.

NHS Highland provides vascular services for patients in the Highland region of Scotland.
http://www.nhshighland.scot.nhs.uk

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 2018
13
Type of elective infra-renal AAA repairs 2018 13 (10 open, 3 EVAR) 63% EVAR
50%
Average (typical range) time from assessment to procedure 2018 57 (37,72) 70 (37,119)
Average (typical range) length of stay for open repairs 2018 8 (7,10) 8 (6,10)
Average (typical range) length of stay for EVAR 2018 No Data 2 (1,4) No data
Risk adjusted survival 2016-2018 100% 98.6%
95%
Ruptured cases 2015-2017
15
Type of emergency repairs of ruptured AAA 2015-2017 15 (15 open, 0 EVAR) 30% EVAR No data
Elective complex cases 2015-2017
2
Type of elective repairs of complex AAA 2015-2017 2 (1 open, 1 EVAR) 50% EVAR
50%

Carotid Endarterectomy

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2018
28
Median (IQR) time from symptom to procedure (14 days – NICE Guidance) 2018 21 (13,42) 12 (7,23)
Median (IQR) length of stay 2018 3 (2,7) 2 (2,5)
Risk adjusted stroke free survival 2016-2018 100% 98%
95%

Lower Limb Bypass

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2015-2017
157
Average (typical range) length of stay 2015-2017 8 (4,17) 7 (4,15)
Risk adjusted survival 2015-2017 96.7% 97.4%
96%

Lower Limb Amputation

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2015-2017
106
Average (typical range) time from assessment to procedure 2015-2017 2 (1,14) 8 (3,26)
Average (typical range) length of stay 2015-2017 37 (21,58) 23 (14,40)
Risk adjusted survival 2015-2017 94.7% 94.6%
93%