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Myringoplasty graft type code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term568300
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017
Definition:Help on this term

A code set representing the type of graft used in a myringoplasty.

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
ValueMeaning
1Temporalis fascia
2Cartilage
3Cartilage/perichondrium
4Fat
5Other
Supplementary values:Help on this term
98Unknown
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1   Temporalis fascia

Temporalis fascia tissue is used for the graft.

CODE 2   Cartilage

Cartilage tissue is used for the graft.

CODE 3   Cartilage/perichondrium

Cartilage tissue and the connective tissue that surrounds the cartilage are used for the graft.

CODE 4   Fat

A piece of fat from the posterior side of the lobule is used for the graft.

CODE 5   Other

A graft type other than those separately identified.

CODE 98   Unknown

This code is used when the data is invalid.

CODE 99   Not stated/inadequately described

This code is used when the data is missing.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Department of Health

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Patient—myringoplasty graft type, code N[N] Indigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017

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