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Lung cancer surgical margin qualifier code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term433048
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the surgical margin closest to the invasive or in situ lung carcinoma.

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
5Parietal pleural
6Chest wall
Supplementary values:Help on this term
97Not applicable-surgery was not performed
98Unknown whether margin involvement was present
99Margin involvement present but not qualified

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termRecord the code number for the surgical margin closest to the invasive or in situ carcinoma.

Source and reference attributes

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

College of American Pathologists (CAP) 2009. Protocol for the examination of specimens from patients with primary non-small cell carcinoma, small cell carcinoma, or carcinoid tumour of the lung. Viewed 7 June 2011,

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Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Cancer treatment—lung cancer surgical margin qualifier, code N[N] Health, Standard 08/05/2014

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