This report provides a description of the care provided by NHS vascular units, and contains information on the process and outcomes of care for:
patients undergoing abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair
patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy
patients undergoing a revascularisation procedure (angioplasty/stent or bypass) or major amputation for lower-limb peripheral arterial disease (PAD).
In addition, the report presents the findings of an organisational audit conducted in August 2015.