Vascular Research and Quality Improvement

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
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Vascular Surgeons

Big Data | Registry | Claims | Real-World-Data

  • Increasing number of annual treatments for vascular diseases
  • Patients with vascular diseases are treated by a multidisciplinary team (vascular surgeons, radiologists, angiologists, internists etc.)
  • More than fifteen scientific societies and collaborations in Germany
  • Germany need a quality initiative in vascular medicine!
  • GermanVasc is founding member of several international quality improvement and registry collaborations (ESVS VASCUNET, ICVR, MDEpiNet)

Invasive Vascular Procedures in Germany (Hospital Statistics)
more than 450,000 annual invasive procedures in Germany
Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
more than 300,000 revascularizations for PAD
Elective Procedures for PAD
Approx. 50-60% elective
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
more than 12,000 abdominal aortic repairs