West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Specialists working at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust perform vascular surgery at Watford General Hospital.

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust provides vascular services for patients in West Hertfordshire.
http://www.westhertshospitals.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
45
Type of elective infra-renal AAA repairs 2018 45 (7 open, 38 EVAR) 63% EVAR
50%
Average (typical range) time from assessment to procedure 2018 60 (22,134) 70 (37,119)
Average (typical range) length of stay for open repairs 2018 7 (6,9) 8 (6,10)
Average (typical range) length of stay for EVAR 2018 3 (2,4) 2 (1,4)
Risk adjusted survival 2016-2018 98.8% 98.6%
97%
Ruptured cases 2016-2018
14
Type of emergency repairs of ruptured AAA 2016-2018 14 (10 open, 4 EVAR) 30% EVAR
50%

Carotid Endarterectomy

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2018
31
Median (IQR) time from symptom to procedure (14 days – NICE Guidance) 2018 13 (7,17) 12 (7,23)
Median (IQR) length of stay 2018 6 (3,10) 2 (2,5)
Risk adjusted stroke free survival 2016-2018 97.7% 98%
96%

Lower Limb Bypass

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2016-2018
56
Average (typical range) length of stay 2016-2018 9 (5,25) 7 (4,15)
Risk adjusted survival 2016-2018 98.2% 97.4%
93%

Lower Limb Amputation

Metric Time period Trust figures National figures Graph of trust figures
Cases 2016-2018
6
Average (typical range) time from assessment to procedure 2016-2018 8 (8,10) 8 (3,26)
Average (typical range) length of stay 2016-2018 23 (22,40) 22 (13,39)
Risk adjusted survival 2016-2018 100% 95.2%
70%