Atrial fibrillation procedures (secondary care)
Name af_proc_opcs
Chapter Circulatory disease/Atrial fibrillation
Atrial fibrillation procedures recorded in secondary care.
Data Type Categorical
Data sources HES
Dictionaries OPCS 4
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1996 - 31/08/2010
Agreed 15/02/2013 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
1 Possible
2 Probable
Category assigned based on code list.
Codelist version2
Codelist authorsKatherine Morley
Creation date14 Feb 2013
Warning! Unless explicitly noted otherwise, three-digit ICD10/OPCS4 codes also include all codes below them.
Category (code) ICD10 code ICD10 term
Possible (1) K62 Therapeutic transluminal operations on heart
Possible (1) X501 Direct current cardioversion
Possible (1) X502 External cardioversion NEC
Possible (1) X504 External ventricular defibrillation
Probable (2) K521 Open ablation of atrioventricular node
Probable (2) K571 Percutaneous transluminal ablation of atrioventricular node
Probable (2) K575 Percutaneous transluminal ablation of atrial wall NEC
Probable (2) K621 Percutaneous transluminal ablation of pulmonary vein to left atrium conducting system
Probable (2) K622 Percutaneous transluminal ablation of atrial wall for atrial flutter
Probable (2) K623 Percutaneous transluminal ablation of conducting system of heart for atrial flutter NEC
Probable (2) K624 Percutaneous transluminal internal cardioversion NEC
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