Case Number 4676
Request Date 21/03/2016
Completion Date 11/04/2016 

 

Details of the Request

1. Number of inpatient episodes of haemorrhoid surgeries done within the trust (broken down by hospital if there is more than one site) in the time period 1st January 2014 – 31st December 2014. If possible I would like the data broken down by types of procedure as set out below:

  • Number of Haemorrhoidectomies (OPCS Code H51.1)
  • Number of Stapled Haemorrhoidectomies (OPCS Code H51.3)
  • Number of Rubber Band Ligation of Haemorrhoid (OPCS H52.4)
  • Number of Haemorrhoidal Artery Ligations (OPCS Code L70.3) these may be identified by having the L70.3 code plus additional coding of Y53.2 and H53.8

 

2. Number of Outpatient Episodes for Rubber Band Ligation of Haemorrhoid (OPCS H524)

 

Details of the Response

1. Number of inpatient episodes of haemorrhoid surgeries done within the trust (broken down by hospital if there is more than one site) in the time period 1st January 2014 – 31st December 2014.

The number of the OPCS codes undertaken during 2014:

Haemorrhoid Surgery Ashford St Peter's Total
Haemorrhoidectomies (H51.1) 60 13 73
Stapled Haemorrhoidectomies (H51.3) 2 1 3
Rubber Band Ligation of Haemorrhoid (H52.4) 46 125 171
Haemorrhoidal Artery Ligations (L70.3, Y53.2 and H53.8) 35 10 45

 

2. Number of Outpatient Episodes for Rubber Band Ligation of Haemorrhoid (OPCS H524)

2014 = 3