Abdominal aortic aneurysm (secondary care)
Name aaa_hes
Chapter Circulatory disease/Peripheral arterial disease
Definition
Abdominal aortic aneurysm as recorded in HES. Codes for 'aortic aneurysm' which do not specify the site are also included.

Data Type Categorical
Data sources HES
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1996 - 31/08/2010
Agreed 02/09/2013 (Revision 2)
Category Definition
1 History of AAA
2 Possible AAA
3 Leaking or ruptured AAA
4 AAA without leak or rupture
Implementation
Category assigned based on code list.
Codelist version2
Codelist authorsJulie George, Emily Herrett, Liam Smeeth, Harry Hemingway, Anoop Shah
Creation date02 Sep 2013
Warning! Unless explicitly noted otherwise, three-digit ICD10/OPCS4 codes also include all codes below them.
Category (code) ICD10 code ICD10 term
Leaking or ruptured AAA (3) I713 Abdominal aortic aneurysm, ruptured
Leaking or ruptured AAA (3) I715 Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm, ruptured
Leaking or ruptured AAA (3) I718 Aortic aneurysm of unspecified site, ruptured
AAA without leak or rupture (4) I714 Abdominal aortic aneurysm, without mention of rupture
AAA without leak or rupture (4) I716 Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm, without mention of rupture
AAA without leak or rupture (4) I719 Aortic aneurysm of unspecified site, without mention of rupture
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