Distance of closest surgical margin

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Property
METeOR identifier:430282
Registration status:Health, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:

The distance in millimetres of the closest surgical margin from the invasive or in situ carcinoma.

Surgical margins represent sites that have either been cut or bluntly dissected by the surgeon to resect the specimen.
Property group:Location characteristics

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia.

Relational attributes

Data Element Concepts implementing this property:

Cancer treatment—distance of closest surgical margin Health, Standard 08/05/2014