Percutaneous mitral valve leaflet repair for mitral regurgitation

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The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued full guidance to the NHS in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on percutaneous mitral valve leaflet repair for mitral regurgitation.

  • Description

    Mitral regurgitation occurs when the mitral valve does not close properly, allowing blood to leak backwards. This can lead to shortness of breath and the heart may be unable to pump enough blood to the rest of the body. During percutaneous mitral valve leaflet repair, a catheter is inserted through the skin via a large vein in the groin or neck and passed through to the heart. The two leaflets of the mitral valve are partially clipped or sewn together to reduce the amount of blood leaking backwards.

  • OPCS4.6 Code(s)

    Procedure

    SNOMED CT preferred term (concept ID)

    Fluoroscopy guided percutaneous transluminal repair of mitral valve leaflet using transoesophageal echocardiography (865051000000105)

     

    OPCS-4.7

    K35.8 Other specified therapeutic transluminal operations on valve of heart

    Y07.2 Clipping of cavity of organ NOC (if clips are used)

    Y53.4 Approach to organ under fluoroscopic control

    Z32.1 Mitral valve

    The NHS Classifications Service of the Health and Social Care Information Centre is the central definitive source for clinical coding guidance and determines the coding standards associated with the classifications (OPCS-4 and ICD-10) to be used across the NHS.  The NHS Classifications Service and NICE work collaboratively to ensure the most appropriate classification codes are provided.  http://systems.hscic.gov.uk/data/clinicalcoding

     

    Diagnosis or health condition

    SNOMED CT preferred term (concept ID)

    Mitral valve regurgitation (48724000

    SNOMED CT provides clinical terms for entry into the patient record to store clinical information relevant to that encounter. The mandated classifications (OPCS-4 or ICD-10) provide a method to collect and aggregate data to allow accurate and consistent data analysis.

    The Clinical Classifications Service of the Health and Social Care Information Centre is the central definitive source for clinical coding guidance and determines the coding standards associated with the classifications (OPCS-4 and ICD-10) to be used across the NHS.  The Clinical Classifications Service and NICE work collaboratively to ensure the most appropriate classification codes are provided. Clinical Classifications Service — Health and Social Care Information Centre

     

     

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