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National Cancer Data Base - Data Dictionary PUF 2015

ESOPHAGUS

C15.0–C15.9 
(Except for non-solid tumors)
 
Codes
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)
         13      Cryosurgery
         14      Laser
         No specimen sent to pathology from surgical events 10–14.
 
20      Local tumor excision, NOS
         26      Polypectomy
         27      Excisional biopsy
         Any combination of 20 or 26–27 WITH
                  21      Photodynamic therapy (PDT)
                  22      Electrocautery
                  23      Cryosurgery
                  24      Laser ablation
         25      Laser excision
 
30      Partial esophagectomy
 
40      Total esophagectomy, NOS
 
50      Esophagectomy, NOS WITH laryngectomy and/or gastrectomy, NOS
         51      WITH laryngectomy
         52      WITH gastrectomy, NOS
         53      Partial gastrectomy
         54      Total gastrectomy
         55      Combination of 51 WITH any of 52–54
 
80      Esophagectomy, NOS
 
         Specimen sent to pathology from surgical events 20–80.
 
90      Surgery, NOS
 
99         Unknown if surgery performed; death certificate ONLY