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 2019
18
Type of elective infra-renal AAA repairs 2019 18 (9 Open, 9 EVAR) 61% EVAR
50%
Average (typical range) time from assessment to procedure 2019 64 (44,96) 69 (36,114)
Average (typical range) length of stay for open repairs 2019 8 (7,14) 7 (6,10)
Average (typical range) length of stay for EVAR 2019 2 (2,3) 2 (1,3)
Risk adjusted survival 2017-2019 100% 98.6%
95%
Ruptured cases 2017-2019
16
Type of emergency repairs of ruptured AAA 2017-2019 16 (16 Open, 0 EVAR) 32% EVAR No data
Elective complex cases 2017-2019
<5
Type of elective repairs of complex AAA 2017-2019 No Data No Data No data

Carotid Endarterectomy

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2019
31
Median (IQR) time from symptom to procedure (14 days – NICE Guidance) 2019 24 (15,47) 12 (8,22)
Median (IQR) length of stay 2019 3 (2,5) 2 (2,5)
Risk adjusted stroke free survival 2017-2019 100% 98.1%
95%

Lower Limb Bypass

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2017-2019
186
Average (typical range) length of stay 2017-2019 6 (4,13) 7 (4,15)
Risk adjusted survival 2017-2019 97.7% 97.6%
96%

Lower Limb Amputation

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2017-2019
83
Average (typical range) time from assessment to procedure 2017-2019 7 (2,11) 7 (3,18)
Average (typical range) length of stay 2017-2019 40 (23,53) 23 (13,39)
Risk adjusted survival 2017-2019 90.1% 95.4%
93%