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Heart Diseases

Department of Health written question – answered on 7th June 2016.

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Photo of Fabian Hamilton Fabian Hamilton Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many heart valve replacements have been undertaken in the last five years for which figures are available; and whether those figures are comparable to France and Germany.

Photo of Jane Ellison Jane Ellison The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The number of finished consultant episodes (FCEs) with a main or secondary procedure for a heart valve replacement in England from 2010/11 to 2014/15 is shown in the table below:

Year

FCEs

2010-11

10,543

2011-12

11,360

2012-13

11,434

2013-14

12,137

2014-15

12,833

The Government does not hold comparable data for heart valve replacement in France and Germany.

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