EXCISION MARGIN INDICATION CODE

An indication of whether the excision margin was clear of the Tumour and if so, by how much, during a Cancer Care Spell.

Format / Length

an2

Default Codes

Code Description

98

Not Applicable (Not possible / appropriate to provide any other applicable code)

99

Not Known (Not Recorded)

Permitted Codes

Code Description

01

Excision margins are clear (distance from margin not stated)

02

Excision margins are clear (Tumour greater than 5mm from the margin)

03

Excision margins are clear (Tumour greater than 1mm but less than or equal to 5mm from the margin)

04

Tumour

is less than or equal to 1mm of excision margin, but does not reach margin

05

Tumour

reaches Tumour margin

06

Uncertain (Unable to give a definitive answer)

07

Margin not involved - equal to or greater than 1mm

08

Margin not involved less than 1mm

09

Margin not involved 1-5mm

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Formerly EXCISION MARGIN
Plural EXCISION MARGIN INDICATION CODES