MARGIN INVOLVED INDICATION CODE (PROXIMAL OR DISTAL RESECTION MARGIN)
|National Codes:||See MARGIN INVOLVED INDICATION CODE|
|Default Codes:||9 - Not Known (Not Recorded)|
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:
|formerly||MARGIN INVOLVED INDICATION CODE (POSITIVE PROXIMAL OR DISTAL RESECTION MARGIN)|
|plural||MARGIN INVOLVED INDICATION CODES (PROXIMAL OR DISTAL RESECTION MARGIN)|