Heart Diseases: Medical Treatments

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 26 July 2019.

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Photo of Derek Thomas Derek Thomas Conservative, St Ives

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 8 July 2019 to Question 272771 on Heart Diseases: Health Services, if he will estimate the number of patients with structural heart diseases who have been unable to access transcatheter aortic valve implantation procedures by region in each year from 2015 to 2019; and if he will make an assessment of the effect of those levels of access on the mortality rates of those patients.

Photo of Seema Kennedy Seema Kennedy The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The requested information is not centrally held and therefore it is not possible to make the requested estimate and/or assessment in relation to access to transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) procedures.

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