Myringoplasty approach type code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
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|Registration status:||Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017|
A code set representing the type of approach used in a myringoplasty.
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Collection and usage attributes
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CODE 1 Transcanal
Transcanal refers to surgery performed through the ear canal.
CODE 2 Endaural
Endaural refers to surgery performed through an incision in the ear.
CODE 3 Postaural
Postaural refers to surgery performed through an incision behind the ear.
CODE 8 Unknown
This code is used when the data is invalid.
CODE 9 Not stated/inadequately described
This code is used when the data is missing.
Source and reference attributes
Department of Health
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Patient—myringoplasty approach type, code N Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017