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Hospital Treatment Records

Volume 407: debated on Wednesday 18 June 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients who are Welsh residents have been treated in English hospitals in each of the last five years for which records are available; and if he will list (a) the top 10 procedures carried out on such patients and (b) the numbers of each procedure carried out. [117280]

Most common operation procedures for Welsh residents by year from 1997–98 to 2001–02
Operation codeOperation description1997–981998–991999–20002000–012001–02
K45Transluminal Balloon Angioplasty of Coronary Artery260
G45Total Prosthetic Replacement of Hip Joint Using Cement240257249347375
H22Surgical Removal of Tooth284325286317
C79Prosthesis of Lens522503487768649
H25Operations on Vitreous Body293323259
X29Extracapsular Extraction of Lens267
W37Diagnostic Fibreoptic Endoscopic Exam/Upper Gastrointestine858852977976655
M45Diagnostic Endoscopic Examination of Colon279258284273
C75Diagnostic Endoscopic Examination of Bladder612563591663662
C71Diag.Endo. Exam/Lower Bowel Using Fibreoptic Sigmoidoscopy255372433499383
K49Contrast Radiology of Heart8531,0231,2821,5171,517
F09Continuous Infusion of Therapeutic Substance4447468348511,063
K63Connection of Thoracic Artery to Coronary Artery285289
Totals per year4,6405,2225,6826,4966,120


Where figures are not shown for a procedure, this procedure did not rank in the top ten for that year


Hospital Episode Statistics (HES), Department of Health