HISTOLOGY CONFIRMED NECROTISING ENTEROCOLITIS FOLLOWING LAPAROTOMY INDICATOR

For the National Neonatal Data Set - Episodic and Daily Care, HISTOLOGY CONFIRMED NECROTISING ENTEROCOLITIS FOLLOWING LAPAROTOMY INDICATOR is reported when the PATIENT underwent a laparotomy based on the result of an Abdominal X-Ray.

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Default Codes

Code Description

9

Not applicable (no histological examination undertaken)

Permitted Codes

Code Description

Y

Necrotising enterocolitis confirmed by histology

N

Necrotising enterocolitis not confirmed by histology

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Plural HISTOLOGY CONFIRMED NECROTISING ENTEROCOLITIS FOLLOWING LAPAROTOMY INDICATORS