OESOPHAGECTOMY NECK DISSECTION INDICATOR

An indication of whether there was a neck dissection during the Oesophagectomy (the surgical removal of all or part of the oesophagus) during an Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Care Spell.

Format / Length

an1

Permitted Codes

Code Description

9

Not Known (Not Recorded)

Y

Yes - there was a neck dissection during the Oesophagectomy

N

No - there was no neck dissection during the Oesophagectomy

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Context Alias
Plural OESOPHAGECTOMY NECK DISSECTION INDICATORS