• Description

    This guidance has been replaced by Radiofrequency tissue reduction for turbinate hypertrophy (Interventional Procedures Guidance 495)

  • OPCS4.6 Code(s)

    Procedure

    SNOMED CT preferred term (concept ID)

    Radiofrequency volumetric tissue reduction of nasal turbinate (822291000000106)

     

    OPCS-4.7

    E04.2 Excision of turbinate of nose NEC

    Includes: Reduction of turbinate of nose NEC

    Y11.4 Radiofrequency controlled thermal destruction of organ NOC

    The NHS Classifications Service of NHS Connecting for Health 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.  www.connectingforhealth.co.uk/clinicalcoding

     

    Diagnosis or health condition

    SNOMED CT preferred term (concept ID)

    Hypertrophy of nasal turbinates (17467004)  

    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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