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Person—maximum stenosis coronary artery, percentage N[NN]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termMaximum stenosis coronary artery
METeOR identifier:Help on this term344335
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/10/2008
Definition:Help on this termThe percentage of stenosis at its maximal point in a person's coronary artery.
Data Element Concept:Person—maximum stenosis coronary artery

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Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NN]
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Supplementary values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
999Not stated/inadequately described

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Stenosis represents the percentage of occlusion, from 0 to 100%, associated with the identified vessel system. Percent stenosis at its maximal point is estimated to be the amount of reduction in the diameter of the 'normal' vessel proximal and distal to the lesion.

In instances where multiple lesions are present in a coronary artery, record the highest percentage stenosis noted.

Collection methods:Help on this termThis data is derived from visual recording by the physician reporting the angiogram.

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See also Person—coronary artery stenosis location, code N Health, Standard 01/10/2008

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Coronary artery cluster Health, Standard 01/10/2008

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