Endarterectomy (procedure)
Name carotid_endarterectomy_opcs
Chapter Circulatory disease/Cerebrovascular disease
Recording of endarterectomy procedure in secondary care (OPCS)
Data Type Categorical
Data sources HES
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1996 - 31/08/2010
Agreed 19/12/2012 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
3 Carotid endarterectomy
4 Carotid stenting
Category assigned based on code list.
Codelist version1
Codelist authorsJulie George, Emily Herrett
Creation date19 Dec 2012
Warning! Unless explicitly noted otherwise, three-digit ICD10/OPCS4 codes also include all codes below them.
Category (code) ICD10 code ICD10 term
Carotid endarterectomy (3) L294 Endarterectomy of carotid artery and patch repair of carotid artery
Carotid endarterectomy (3) L295 Endarterectomy of carotid artery NEC
Carotid stenting (4) L311 Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of carotid artery
Carotid stenting (4) L314 Percutaneous transluminal insertion of stent into carotid artery
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