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 2019
41
Type of elective infra-renal AAA repairs 2019 41 (30 Open, 11 EVAR) 61% EVAR
50%
Average (typical range) time from assessment to procedure 2019 56 (28,76) 69 (36,114)
Average (typical range) length of stay for open repairs 2019 8 (7,9) 7 (6,10)
Average (typical range) length of stay for EVAR 2019 4 (3,5) 2 (1,3)
Risk adjusted survival 2017-2019 99.3% 98.6%
97%
Ruptured cases 2017-2019
21
Type of emergency repairs of ruptured AAA 2017-2019 21 (20 Open, 1 EVAR) 32% EVAR
50%
Elective complex cases 2017-2019
15
Type of elective repairs of complex AAA 2017-2019 15 (5 Open, 10 EVAR) 67% EVAR
50%

Carotid Endarterectomy

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2019
48
Median (IQR) time from symptom to procedure (14 days – NICE Guidance) 2019 12 (8,15) 12 (8,22)
Median (IQR) length of stay 2019 3 (2,3) 2 (2,5)
Risk adjusted stroke free survival 2017-2019 99.3% 98.1%
96%

Lower Limb Angioplasty/Stent

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2017-2019
Average (typical range) length of stay 2017-2019 No Data 1 (0,7) No data
Risk adjusted survival 2017-2019 No Data 98.4% No data

Lower Limb Bypass

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2017-2019
81
Average (typical range) length of stay 2017-2019 7 (5,13) 7 (4,15)
Risk adjusted survival 2017-2019 97.4% 97.6%
95%

Lower Limb Amputation

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2017-2019
Average (typical range) time from assessment to procedure 2017-2019 No Data 7 (3,18) No data
Average (typical range) length of stay 2017-2019 No Data 23 (13,39) No data
Risk adjusted survival 2017-2019 No Data 95.4% No data