Renal dialysis procedure (secondary care)
Name dialysis_opcs
Chapter Genitourinary system diseases/Renal failure
Renal dialysis procedure 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 08/11/2012 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
3 Haemodialysis
4 Peritoneal dialysis
5 Kidney dialysis NOS
Category assigned based on code list.
Codelist version1
Codelist authorsAnoop Shah
Creation date08 Jan 2013
Warning! Unless explicitly noted otherwise, three-digit ICD10/OPCS4 codes also include all codes below them.
Category (code) ICD10 code ICD10 term
Haemodialysis (3) L746 Creation of graft fistula for dialysis
Haemodialysis (3) X403 Haemodialysis NEC
Peritoneal dialysis (4) X402 Peritoneal dialysis NEC
Peritoneal dialysis (4) X405 Automated peritoneal dialysis
Peritoneal dialysis (4) X406 Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
Peritoneal dialysis (4) X411 Insertion of ambulatory peritoneal dialysis catheter
Peritoneal dialysis (4) X412 Removal of ambulatory peritoneal dialysis catheter
Peritoneal dialysis (4) X421 Insertion of temporary peritoneal dialysis catheter
Kidney dialysis NOS (5) X401 Renal dialysis
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