MEDIASTINAL SAMPLING INDICATOR

An indication of whether a PATIENT had a mediastinoscopy, mediastinotomy, open mediastinal sampling or other type of mediastinal Biopsy.

Format / Length

an1

Permitted Codes

Code Description

9

Not Known (Not Recorded)

Y

Yes - a PATIENT  had a mediastinoscopy, mediastinotomy, open mediastinal sampling or other type of mediastinal Biopsy.

N

No - a PATIENT  did not have a mediastinoscopy, mediastinotomy, open mediastinal sampling or other type of mediastinal Biopsy.

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Context Alias
Plural MEDIASTINAL SAMPLING INDICATORS