Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm phenotype
Name phenotype_aaa
Chapter Circulatory disease/Peripheral arterial disease
Data sources GPRD, HES, ONS
Dictionaries Read, OPCS 4, ICD 10, ICD 9
Repeated No
Agreed 23/11/2012 (Revision 1)
Implementation
Primary care 
1. Diagnosis of AAA during a consultation
2. Performance of emergency AAA repair procedure recording during a consultation

Secondary care 
1. Diagnosis of AAA as the primary diagnosis of any hospitalization
2. Performance of emergency AAA repair procedure recorded

Mortality 
1. Leaking or ruptured AAA as underlying cause of death 
2. AAA without leak or rupture as underlying cause of death
Phenotype components
Variable TitleCategories
aaa_ons AAA mortality
  • 3 - Leaking or ruptured AAA
  • 4 - AAA without leak or rupture
aaa_onsicd9 AAA mortality (prior to 2000)
  • 3 - Leaking or ruptured AAA
  • 4 - AAA without leak or rupture
aaa_ops_gprd Abdominal aortic aneurysm procedures (primary care)
  • 3 - Emergency AAA repair
arterial_gprd Acute arterial thrombosis and peripheral vascular diseases (primary care)
  • 4 - Abdominal aortic aneurysm
arterial_hes Acute arterial thrombosis and peripheral vascular diseases (secondary care)
  • 4 - Abdominal aortic aneurysm
aaa_procs_opcs Abdominal aortic aneurysm procedures (secondary care)
  • 3 - Emergency AAA repair
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