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St George’s is the leading centre for endovascular aneurysm surgery and is a tertiary referral centre for all areas of vascular surgery. The surgical workload includes 250 EVAR/ TEVARs, 50-60 carotid endarterectomies, in excess of 15 mesenteric revascularisation procedures and 60-70 lower limb revascularisations per year. These figures are predicted to increase substantially.
Lead consultant Anaesthetist: Dr Grainne Nicholson
Training in vascular anaesthesia aims to ensure the individual becomes competent in the multi-disciplinary management of the major vascular patient. He or she is exposed to the wide variety of anaesthetic techniques used for the management of a challenging patient population undergoing complex major surgery.