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Patient—colorectal polyps greater than or equal to 10 mm indicator, Yes/no code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termColorectal polyps greater than or equal to 10 mm indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term530295
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 29/08/2014
Definition:Help on this term

An indicator of whether one or more colorectal polyps found in the patient are greater than or equal to 10 mm in size, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Patient—colorectal polyps greater than or equal to 10 mm indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termBoolean
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1   Yes

To be recorded when one or more colorectal polyps are found to be greater than or equal to 10 mm in size.

The cumulative risk of polyps (mainly adenomas) greater than 10 mm developing into bowel cancer within 10 years is considered to be 8% (Stryker et al. 1987).

CODE 2   No

To be recorded when all colorectal polyps found were less than 10 mm in size.

Smaller polyps are less likely to develop into bowel cancer.

Multiple colorectal polyps can be listed.

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this term

Stryker SJ, Wolff BG, Culp CE, Libbe SD, Ilstrup DM & MacCarty RL 1987. Natural history of untreated colonic polyps. Gastroenterology 93(5):1009–1013.

Relational attributes

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See also Patient—colorectal polyps found in colon indicator, yes/no code N Health, Standard 29/08/2014

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