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The vascular procedures the person has undergone, as represented by a code.


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This representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Vascular procedure code NN ".
Data Type String
Format NN
Maximum character length 2
Value Meaning Start Date End Date
Permissible Values 01 Amputation for arterial vascular insufficiency
02 Carotid endarterectomy
03 Carotid angioplasty/stenting
04 Coronary angioplasty/stenting
05 Coronary artery bypass grafting
06 Renal artery angioplasty/stenting
07 Heart transplant
08 Heart valve surgery
09 Abdominal aortic aneurism repair/bypass graft/stenting
10 Cerebral circulation angioplasty/stenting
11 Femoral/popliteal bypass/graft/stenting
12 Congenital heart and blood vessel defect surgery
13 Permanent pacemaker implantation
14 Implantable cardiac defibrillator
98 Other
Supplementary Values 99 Unknown/not recorded


Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2001. Heart, stroke and vascular diseases - Australian facts 2001. AIHW Cat. No. CVD 13. Canberra: AIHW, National Heart foundation of Australia, National Stroke Foundation of Australia (CVD Series No. 14)

In settings where the monitoring of a person's health is ongoing and where a history can change over time (such as general practice), the Service contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYY should be recorded.


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