NHS Lothian

Specialists working at NHS Lothian perform vascular surgery at Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

NHS Lothian provides vascular services for patients in the Lothian region of Scotland.
http://www.nhslothian.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 2017
42
Type of elective infra-renal AAA repairs 2017 42 (24 open, 18 EVAR) 68% EVAR
50%
Average (typical range) time from assessment to procedure 2017 66 (29,95) 70 (38,119)
Average (typical range) length of stay for open repairs 2017 8 (7,11) 8 (6,11)
Average (typical range) length of stay for EVAR 2017 4 (3,6) 2 (1,4)
Risk adjusted survival 2015-2017 99.2% 98.7%
97%
Ruptured cases 2015-2017
19
Type of emergency repairs of ruptured AAA 2015-2017 19 (16 open, 3 EVAR) 30% EVAR
50%
Elective complex cases 2015-2017
16
Type of elective repairs of complex AAA 2015-2017 16 (11 open, 5 EVAR) 31% EVAR
50%

Carotid Endarterectomy

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2017
37
Median (IQR) time from symptom to procedure (14 days – NICE Guidance) 2017 12 (9,15) 12 (7,23)
Median (IQR) length of stay 2017 3 (2,3) 3 (2,5)
Risk adjusted stroke free survival 2015-2017 98.2% 97.9%
95%

Lower Limb Angioplasty/Stent

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2015-2017
<5
Average (typical range) length of stay 2015-2017 No Data 1 (0,7) No data
Risk adjusted survival 2015-2017 No Data 98.4% No data

Lower Limb Bypass

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2015-2017
42
Average (typical range) length of stay 2015-2017 7 (5,15) 7 (4,15)
Risk adjusted survival 2015-2017 97.6% 97.4%
92%

Lower Limb Amputation

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2015-2017
7
Average (typical range) time from assessment to procedure 2015-2017 No Data 8 (3,26) No data
Average (typical range) length of stay 2015-2017 No Data 23 (14,40) No data
Risk adjusted survival 2015-2017 No Data 94.6% No data