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Lung cancer diagnostic imaging type code N[N]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term429492
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the type of lung cancer diagnostic imaging performed.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Chest x-ray (spiral)
2Computed tomography (CT) abdomen/upper abdomen
3CT adrenals
4CT brain
5CT chest
6CT liver
7CT mediastinal nodes
8CT pelvis
9Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain
10MRI chest
11Positron emission tomography (PET) scan
12Radioisotope bone scan
13Ultrasound chest
14Ventilation/perfusion scan
88Other
Supplementary values:Help on this term
97Not applicable-imaging not performed
98Unknown whether imaging performed
99Imaging performed but type not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termRecord the code for each diagnostic imaging modality performed to confirm the diagnosis and determine the stage of lung cancer.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this term

The NHS Information Centre, National Health Service (UK) 11 August 2003. Cancer data manual-lung cancer appendix version 4. Viewed 22 February 2011, http://www.ic.nhs.uk/webfiles/Services/Datasets/cANCER/applung.doc

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Person—diagnostic imaging type, lung cancer code N[N] Health, Standard 08/05/2014

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