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Lung cancer diagnostic procedure type code N[N]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term429495
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the type of lung cancer diagnostic procedures 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
1Biopsy-bone marrow
3Biopsy-mediastinal lymph node
4Biopsy-pleural (closed)
5Biopsy-pleural (open)
7Biopsy-supraclavicular/cervical lymph nodes
8Biopsy-thorascopic (endoscopic) pleural biopsy
9Biopsy-video-assisted thorascopic surgical (VATS) lung biopsy
10Bronchoscopy (fibreoptic)
11Bronchoscopy (rigid)
12Bronchoscopic washings/brushing/biopsy
13Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)
14EBUS guided transbronchial lung biopsy (TBBx)
15EBUS guided transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA)
16EUS guided transoesophageal FNA
17Fine needle aspirate (FNA)-computed tomography (CT) guided
19Pleural aspirate
20Sputum cytology
Supplementary values:Help on this term
97Not applicable-diagnostic procedure not performed
98Unknown whether diagnostic procedure performed
99Diagnostic procedure performed but type not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termRecord the code for each diagnostic procedure performed for the diagnosis and staging 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,

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

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