Lymphovascular invasion code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 08/05/2014|
|Definition:||A code set representing the type of lymphovascular invasion present.|
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Record code 9 when a pathological assessment of the tissue has been performed but the result is not known.
Distinguishing between lymphatics and veins can be difficult; record code 4 if lymphovascular invasion is present but the type of vessel involved is unknown.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Cancer Australia|
Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia 2010. Lung cancer structured reporting protocol. 1st Edition (Version 1.0). Surry Hills, NSW: Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre and Australian Cancer Network 2008. The pathology reporting of breast cancer. A guide for pathologists, surgeons, radiologists and oncologists. 3rdedition. Surry Hills, NSW: National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Person with cancer—lymphovascular invasion type, code N Health, Standard 08/05/2014