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Myringoplasty graft attachment type code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term568321
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 05/12/2017
Definition:Help on this term

A code set representing the technique used to attach a graft during 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
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1   Underlay

The graft goes underneath the small bone (malleus) in the middle ear.

CODE 2   Inlay

The graft material is inserted under the squamous (skin layer) of the tympanic membrane.

CODE 3   Onlay

The graft is laid directly onto the bone surface.

CODE 4   Butterfly

A cartilage graft resembling butterfly wings.

CODE 5   Patch

A paper-patch (Steri-Strip) is used at the attachment site.

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

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Department of Health
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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

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