In line with the Freedom of Information Act (2000) we would like to understand the extent of cancellations and postponements of cardiac surgery, in particular heart valve replacement surgery within your Trust.  The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust does not perform these procedures.

 We would be grateful if you could respond to the following questions:

  1. How many heart valve replacement surgical procedures for adults (see list of OPCS codes below) were performed between 1st February 2015 and 1st February 2016?  N/A
  2. Of these how many were for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) procedures for adults (see list of OPCS codes below)?  N/A 
  3. Over the last 12 months (1st February 2015 – 1st February 2016) how many cancellations and postponements were made for heart valve replacement surgery for adults? N/A
  4. Of these cancellations and postponements how many were for TAVI? N/A
  5. What proportion of TAVI procedures were cancelled and postponed by the Trust versus the patient? N/A
  6. How many patients were removed from the TAVI waiting list due to death? N/A

K25.1 Allograft replacement of mitral valve

K25.2 Xenograft replacement of mitral valve

K25.3 Prosthetic replacement of mitral valve

K25.4 Replacement of mitral valve NEC

K26.1 Allograft replacement of aortic valve

K26.2 Xenograft replacement of aortic valve

K26.3 Prosthetic replacement of aortic valve

K26.4 Replacement of aortic valve NEC

K27.1 Allograft replacement of tricuspid valve

K27.2 Xenograft replacement of tricuspid valve

K27.3 Prosthetic replacement of tricuspid valve

K27.4 Replacement of tricuspid valve NEC

K28.1 Allograft replacement of pulmonary valve

K28.2 Xenograft replacement of pulmonary valve

K28.3 Prosthetic replacement of pulmonary valve

K28.4 Replacement of pulmonary valve NEC

K29.1 Allograft replacement of valve of heart NEC

K29.2 Xenograft replacement of valve of heart NEC

K29.3 Prosthetic replacement of valve of heart NEC

K29.4 Replacement of valve of heart NEC

K26.2 + Y794 TAVI transapical approach

K26.2 + Y791-Y799 TAVI transluminal approach

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