(Except for non-solid tumors)
Code removal/surgical ablation of single or multiple liver metastases under the data item Surgical Procedure/Other Site (NAACCR Item #1294).
00 None; no surgery of primary site; autopsy ONLY
10 Local tumor destruction, NOS
11 Photodynamic therapy (PDT)
12 Electrocautery; fulguration (includes use of hot forceps for tumor destruction)
No specimen sent to pathology from surgical events 10–14.
20 Local tumor excision, NOS
27 Excisional biopsy
26 Polypectomy, NOS
29 Polypectomy-surgical excision
Any combination of 20 or 26–29 WITH
21 Photodynamic therapy (PDT)
24 Laser ablation
25 Laser excision
30 Partial colectomy, segmental resection
32 Plus resection of contiguous organ; example: small bowel, bladder
40 Subtotal colectomy/hemicolectomy (total right or left colon and a portion of transverse colon)
41 Plus resection of contiguous organ; example: small bowel, bladder
50 Total colectomy (removal of colon from cecum to the rectosigmoid junction; may include a portion of the rectum)
51 Plus resection of contiguous organ; example: small bowel, bladder
60 Total proctocolectomy (removal of colon from cecum to the rectosigmoid junction, including the entire rectum)
61 Plus resection of contiguous organ; example: small bowel, bladder
70 Colectomy or coloproctotectomy with resection of contiguous organ(s), NOS (where there is not enough information to code 32, 41, 51, or 61)
Code 70 includes: Any colectomy (partial, hemicolectomy, or total) WITH a resection of any other organs in continuity with the primary site. Other organs may be partially or totally removed. Other organs may include, but are not limited to, oophorectomy, partial proctectomy, rectal mucosectomy, or pelvic exenteration.
80 Colectomy, NOS
Specimen sent to pathology from surgical events 20–80.
90 Surgery, NOS
99 Unknown if surgery performed; death certificate ONLY