BARC bleeding classification (procedures)
Name barc_opcs
Chapter Diseases of the blood/Bleeding
Definition
Classification of OPCS procedure codes related to bleeds according to a CALIBER consensus implementation of the Bleeding Academic Research Consortium bleeding definition (http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/123/23/2736.full).
Data Type Categorical
Data sources HES
Dictionaries OPCS 4
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1996 - 31/08/2010
Agreed 30/09/2013 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
1 BARC 2
2 BARC 3a
3 BARC 3b
4 BARC 3b or 4 if after CABG
5 BARC 3c
6 BARC 3c or 4 if after CABG
Implementation
Category assigned according to codelist.
Codelist version2
Codelist authorsAnoop Shah, Chris Gale
Creation date27 Jan 2014
Warning! Unless explicitly noted otherwise, three-digit ICD10/OPCS4 codes also include all codes below them.
Category (code) ICD10 code ICD10 term
BARC 2 (1) E05 Surgical arrest of bleeding from internal nose
BARC 2 (1) E058 Other specified surgical arrest of bleeding from internal nose
BARC 2 (1) E059 Unspecified surgical arrest of bleeding from internal nose
BARC 2 (1) F162 Surgical arrest of postoperative bleeding from tooth socket
BARC 3b (3) D041 Drainage of haematoma of external ear
BARC 3b (3) E203 Surgical arrest of postoperative bleeding of adenoid
BARC 3b (3) F365 Surgical arrest of postoperative bleeding from tonsillar bed
BARC 3b (3) G523 Oversew of blood vessel of duodenal ulcer
BARC 3b (3) H212 Fibreoptic endoscopic coagulation of blood vessel of colon
BARC 3b (3) H531 Evacuation of perianal haematoma
BARC 3b (3) K681 Decompression of cardiac tamponade
BARC 3b (3) P093 Evacuation of haematoma from vulva
BARC 3b (3) P271 Evacuation of haematoma from vagina
BARC 3b (3) T301 Reopening of abdomen and re-exploration of intra-abdominal operation site and surgical arrest of postoperative bleeding
BARC 3b (3) Y221 Aspiration of haematoma of organ NOC
BARC 3b or 4 if after CABG (4) T032 Reopening of chest and re-exploration of intrathoracic operation site and surgical arrest of postoperative bleeding
BARC 3b or 4 if after CABG (4) Y321 Re-exploration of organ and surgical arrest of postoperative bleeding NOC
BARC 3c (5) V032 Reopening of cranium and re-exploration of intracranial operation site and surgical arrest of postoperative bleeding
BARC 3c or 4 if after CABG (6) A052 Evacuation of haematoma from temporal lobe of brain
BARC 3c or 4 if after CABG (6) A053 Evacuation of haematoma from cerebellum
BARC 3c or 4 if after CABG (6) A054 Evacuation of intracerebral haematoma NEC
BARC 3c or 4 if after CABG (6) A103 Aspiration of haematoma of tissue of brain
BARC 3c or 4 if after CABG (6) A401 Evacuation of extradural haematoma
BARC 3c or 4 if after CABG (6) A411 Evacuation of subdural haematoma
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