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National Cancer Data Base - Data Dictionary PUF 2013


(Except for non-solid tumors)
Code removal/surgical ablation of single or multiple liver metastases under the data item Surgical Procedure/Other Site (NAACCR Item #1294).
00      None; no surgery of primary site; autopsy ONLY
10      Local tumor destruction, NOS
         11      Photodynamic therapy (PDT)
         12      Electrocautery; fulguration (includes use of hot forceps for tumor destruction)
         13      Cryosurgery
         14      Laser ablation
         No specimen sent to pathology from surgical events 10–14.
20      Local tumor excision, NOS
         26      Polypectomy
         27      Excisional biopsy
         Combination of 20 or 26–27 WITH
                  21      Photodynamic therapy (PDT)
                  22      Electrocautery
                  23      Cryosurgery
                  24      Laser ablation
         25      Laser excision
30      Wedge or segmental resection; partial proctosigmoidectomy, NOS
         31      Plus resection of contiguous organs; example: small bowel, bladder
         Procedures coded 30 include, but are not limited to:
                  Anterior resection
                  Hartmann operation
                  Low anterior resection (LAR)
                  Partial colectomy, NOS
                  Rectosigmoidectomy, NOS
40      Pull through WITH sphincter preservation (colo-anal anastomosis)
50      Total proctectomy
51      Total colectomy
55      Total colectomy WITH ileostomy, NOS
         56      Ileorectal reconstruction
         57      Total colectomy WITH other pouch; example: Koch pouch
60      Total proctocolectomy, NOS
         65      Total proctocolectomy WITH ileostomy, NOS
         66      Total proctocolectomy WITH ileostomy and pouch
         Removal of the colon from cecum to the rectosigmoid or a portion of the rectum.
70      Colectomy or proctocolectomy resection in continuity with other organs; pelvic exenteration
80      Colectomy, NOS; Proctectomy, NOS
         Specimen sent to pathology from surgical events 20–80.
90      Surgery, NOS
99      Unknown if surgery performed; death certificate ONLY