MARGIN INVOLVED INDICATION CODE (PROXIMAL OR DISTAL RESECTION MARGIN)

Format/Length:an1
National Codes:See MARGIN INVOLVED INDICATION CODE
Default Codes:9 - Not Known (Not Recorded)

Notes:
MARGIN INVOLVED INDICATION CODE (PROXIMAL OR DISTAL RESECTION MARGIN) is the same as attribute MARGIN INVOLVED INDICATION CODE to record whether the proximal or distal resection margins were involved during an Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Care Spell.

Note: if the minimum distance from the cut margin is less than or equal to 1 mm the margin is considered "involved".

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
formerlyMARGIN INVOLVED INDICATION CODE (POSITIVE PROXIMAL OR DISTAL RESECTION MARGIN)
pluralMARGIN INVOLVED INDICATION CODES (PROXIMAL OR DISTAL RESECTION MARGIN)