Liver disease diagnosis (secondary care)
Name liver_disease_hes
Chapter Digestive system diseases/Liver disease
Liver disease in HES, including alcoholic liver disease, liver failure, cirrhosis, chronic hepatitis, inflammatory liver disease and fatty liver, but not viral hepatitis or toxic liver disease.

Data Type Categorical
Data sources HES
Dictionaries ICD 10
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1996 - 31/08/2010
Agreed 22/01/2013 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
3 Diagnosed liver disease
Category assigned based on code list.
Codelist version1
Codelist authorsEleni Rapsomaniki, Anoop Shah
Creation date22 Jan 2013
Warning! Unless explicitly noted otherwise, three-digit ICD10/OPCS4 codes also include all codes below them.
Category (code) ICD10 code ICD10 term
Diagnosed liver disease (3) K70 Alcoholic liver disease
Diagnosed liver disease (3) K72 Hepatic failure, not elsewhere classified
Diagnosed liver disease (3) K73 Chronic hepatitis, not elsewhere classified
Diagnosed liver disease (3) K74 Fibrosis and cirrhosis of liver
Diagnosed liver disease (3) K75 Other inflammatory liver diseases
Diagnosed liver disease (3) K76 Other diseases of liver
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