Coronary thrombolysis procedure (secondary care)
Name lysis_opcs
Chapter Circulatory disease/Myocardial infarction
Definition
Coronary thrombolysis procedure recorded in secondary care (OPCS)
Data Type Categorical
Data sources HES
Dictionaries OPCS 4
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1996 - 31/08/2010
Agreed 08/01/2013 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
0 No thrombolysis
1 Intravenous coronary thrombolysis
2 Transluminal coronary thrombolysis
3 Coronary thrombolysis, mode unspecified
4 Non-coronary thrombolysis
5 Thrombolysis, site unspecified
6 Thrombolysis clinically indicated but not given
Implementation
Category assigned based on code list.
Codelist version1
Codelist authorsJulie George, Emily Herrett
Creation date11 Aug 2011
Warning! Unless explicitly noted otherwise, three-digit ICD10/OPCS4 codes also include all codes below them.
Category (code) ICD10 code ICD10 term
Transluminal coronary thrombolysis (2) K50.2 Percutaneous transluminal coronary thrombolysis using streptokinase
Transluminal coronary thrombolysis (2) K50.3 Percutaneous transluminal injection of therapeutic substance into coronary artery NEC
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