SURGICAL ACCESS TYPE

The type of surgical access used.

Format / Length

an1

Permitted Codes

Code Description

Z

Surgical Access Not Applicable

1

Open Surgery

2

Laparoscopic/Thoracoscopic with planned conversion to open surgery

3

Laparoscopic/Thoracoscopic with unplanned conversion to open surgery

4

Laparoscopic/Thoracoscopic completed

5

Robotic surgery

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Context Alias
Plural SURGICAL ACCESS TYPES