Provides secondary surgical interventions to admitted inpatients requiring further investigation and treatment.

Vascular interventions may include peripheral vascular and aortic aneurysm surgery, in addition to interventions of the chest (e.g., esophagectomy, lung lobectomy, bronchoscopy). Not all acute care sites are equipped to provide all services.

Access

Referral

Generally referred from a specialist or as an inpatient from another department within the acute care site.