Splenectomy (secondary care)
Name splenectomy_opcs
Chapter Diseases of the blood/Procedures
Splenectomy (removal of spleen) recorded in hospital data.
Data Type Categorical
Data sources HES
Dictionaries OPCS 4
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1996 - 31/08/2010
Agreed 20 May 2013 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
2 Partial splenectomy
3 Splenectomy
4 Removal of accessory spleen
Category assigned according to codelist.
Codelist version1
Codelist authorsAnoop Shah
Creation date20 May 2013
Warning! Unless explicitly noted otherwise, three-digit ICD10/OPCS4 codes also include all codes below them.
Category (code) ICD10 code ICD10 term
Partial splenectomy (2) J701 Partial splenectomy
Splenectomy (3) J69 Total excision of spleen
Splenectomy (3) J691 Total excision of spleen and replantation of fragments of spleen
Splenectomy (3) J692 Total splenectomy
Splenectomy (3) J698 Other specified total excision of spleen
Splenectomy (3) J699 Unspecified total excision of spleen
Splenectomy (3) J70 Other excision of spleen
Splenectomy (3) J708 Other specified other excision of spleen
Splenectomy (3) J709 Unspecified other excision of spleen
Removal of accessory spleen (4) J693 Excision of accessory spleen
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