Final Orthopaedic Surgery ELECTIVE Procedure OPCS codes SC Draft



Coding system
OPCS-4
Organisation
OpenSAFELY
Codelist ID
opensafely/final-orthopaedic-surgery-elective-procedure-opcs-codes-sc
Version
7fe3c508

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Description

OPCS-4 codes for all ELECTIVE, or non-emergency, orthopaedic procedures.

Methodology

Non-emergency procedures defined according to the Royal College of Surgeons surgical prioritisation guidelines. This list contains all procedures which were deemed to fall in category 2, 3 and 4.

Signed off by

  • salma chaudhury, (March 2, 2021)
  • Allison Rodgers, (March 2, 2021)
Code Description
A44.2 Extirpation of lesion of spinal cord NEC
A44.3 Excision of lesion of intradural intramedullary spinal cord
A44.4 Excision of lesion of extradural spinal cord
A44.5 Excision of lesion of intradural extramedullary spinal cord
A44.8 Other specified partial extirpation of spinal cord
A44.9 Unspecified partial extirpation of spinal cord
A45.1 Stereotactic chordotomy of spinal cord
A45.2 Open chordotomy of spinal cord NEC
A45.4 Open biopsy of lesion of spinal cord
A45.5 Removal of foreign body from spinal cord
A45.6 Open aspiration of lesion of spinal cord
A45.8 Other specified other open operations on spinal cord
A45.9 Unspecified other open operations on spinal cord
A48.1 Biopsy of lesion of spinal cord NEC
A48.2 Aspiration of lesion of spinal cord
A49.1 Freeing of spinal tether NEC
A49.2 Closure of spinal myelomeningocele
A49.3 Closure of spinal meningocele
A49.4 Complex freeing of spinal tether
A49.8 Other specified repair of spina bifida
A49.9 Unspecified repair of spina bifida
A51.1 Extirpation of lesion of meninges of spinal cord
A51.2 Freeing of adhesions of meninges of spinal cord
A51.3 Biopsy of lesion of meninges of spinal cord
A52.1 Therapeutic lumbar epidural injection
A52.2 Therapeutic sacral epidural injection
A51.4 Endoscopic division of epidural adhesions
A57.8 Other specified operations on spinal nerve root
A62.1 Primary microsurgical graft to peripheral nerve
A62.2 Secondary microsurgical graft to peripheral nerve
A62.3 Microsurgical graft to peripheral nerve NEC
A62.4 Primary microsurgical repair of peripheral nerve NEC
A62.5 Secondary microsurgical repair of peripheral nerve NEC
A62.6 Microsurgical graft to multiple peripheral nerves NEC
A62.7 Microsurgical repair of multiple peripheral nerves NEC
A62.8 Other specified microsurgical repair of peripheral nerve
A62.9 Unspecified microsurgical repair of peripheral nerve
A63.1 Primary graft to peripheral nerve NEC
A63.2 Secondary graft to peripheral nerve NEC
A64.1 Primary approximation of peripheral nerve
A64.2 Primary repair of peripheral nerve NEC
A64.4 Secondary repair of peripheral nerve NEC
A64.8 Other specified other repair of peripheral nerve
A64.9 Unspecified other repair of peripheral nerve
A65.1 Carpal tunnel release
A65.2 Canal of Guyon release
A65.8 Other specified release of entrapment of peripheral nerve at wrist
A65.9 Unspecified release of entrapment of peripheral nerve at wrist
A66.1 Tarsal tunnel release
A66.8 Other specified release of entrapment of peripheral nerve at ankle
A66.9 Unspecified release of entrapment of peripheral nerve at ankle
A67.1 Cubital tunnel release
A67.2 Release of entrapment of lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh
A67.3 Release of entrapment of plantar digital nerve
A67.8 Other specified release of entrapment of peripheral nerve at other site
A67.9 Unspecified release of entrapment of peripheral nerve at other site
A68.1 Primary neurolysis of peripheral nerve and transposition of peripheral nerve
A68.2 Secondary neurolysis of peripheral nerve and transposition of peripheral nerve
A68.3 Neurolysis of peripheral nerve and transposition of peripheral nerve NEC
A68.4 Primary neurolysis of peripheral nerve NEC
A68.5 Secondary neurolysis of peripheral nerve NEC
A68.8 Other specified other release of peripheral nerve
A68.9 Unspecified other release of peripheral nerve
A69.1 Revision of neurolysis of peripheral nerve and transposition of peripheral nerve
A69.2 Revision of carpal tunnel release
A69.3 Revision of tarsal tunnel release
A69.8 Other specified revision of release of peripheral nerve
A69.9 Unspecified revision of release of peripheral nerve
A73.1 Biopsy of lesion of peripheral nerve
A73.2 Freeing of adhesions of peripheral nerve NEC
A73.3 Decompression of peripheral nerve NEC
A73.4 Exploration of peripheral nerve
A73.5 Injection of therapeutic substance around peripheral nerve
A73.6 Transfer and reimplantation of peripheral nerve NEC
A73.8 Other specified other operations on peripheral nerve
O06.1 Primary hybrid prosthetic replacement of shoulder joint using cemented humeral component
O06.2 Conversion to hybrid prosthetic replacement of shoulder joint using cemented humeral component
O06.3 Revision of hybrid prosthetic replacement of shoulder joint using cemented humeral component
O06.8 Other specified hybrid prosthetic replacement of shoulder joint using cemented humeral component
O07.1 Primary hybrid prosthetic replacement of shoulder joint using cemented glenoid component
O07.2 Conversion to hybrid prosthetic replacement of shoulder joint using cemented glenoid component
O07.3 Revision of hybrid prosthetic replacement of shoulder joint using cemented glenoid component
O08.1 Primary hybrid prosthetic replacement of shoulder joint using cement NEC
O08.3 Revision of hybrid prosthetic replacement of shoulder joint using cement NEC
O08.4 Attention to hybrid prosthetic replacement of shoulder joint using cement NEC
O08.8 Other specified hybrid prosthetic replacement of shoulder joint using cement
O10.1 Extra-articular scapular resection with reconstruction of shoulder
O10.8 Other specified complex reconstruction of shoulder
O18.1 Primary hybrid prosthetic replacement of knee joint using cement
O18.2 Conversion to hybrid prosthetic replacement of knee joint using cement
O18.3 Revision of hybrid prosthetic replacement of knee joint using cement
O18.4 Attention to hybrid prosthetic replacement of knee joint using cement
O19.1 Endoscopic autologous matrix induced chondrogenesis of joint
O19.2 Endoscopic excision of infrapatellar fat pad
O21.1 Primary total prosthetic replacement of elbow joint using cement
O21.2 Conversion to total prosthetic replacement of elbow joint using cement
O21.3 Revision of total prosthetic replacement of elbow joint using cement
O21.4 Revision of one component of total prosthetic replacement of elbow joint using cement
O21.9 Unspecified total prosthetic replacement of elbow joint using cement
O22.1 Primary total prosthetic replacement of elbow joint not using cement
O22.2 Conversion to total prosthetic replacement of elbow joint not using cement
O22.3 Revision of total prosthetic replacement of elbow joint not using cement
O22.4 Revision of one component of total prosthetic replacement of elbow joint not using cement
O23.1 Primary total prosthetic replacement of elbow joint NEC
O23.2 Conversion to total prosthetic replacement of elbow joint NEC
O23.3 Revision of total prosthetic replacement of elbow joint NEC
O23.4 Attention to total prosthetic replacement of elbow joint NEC
O23.5 Revision of one component of total prosthetic replacement of elbow joint NEC
O23.8 Other specified total prosthetic replacement of elbow joint
O24.1 Primary prosthetic replacement of head of radius using cement
O24.2 Conversion to prosthetic replacement of head of radius using cement
O24.3 Revision of prosthetic replacement of head of radius using cement
O24.9 Unspecified prosthetic replacement of head of radius using cement
O25.1 Primary prosthetic replacement of head of radius not using cement
O25.3 Revision of prosthetic replacement of head of radius not using cement
O25.8 Other specified prosthetic replacement of head of radius not using cement
O25.9 Unspecified prosthetic replacement of head of radius not using cement
O26.1 Primary prosthetic replacement of head of radius NEC
O26.3 Revision of prosthetic replacement of head of radius NEC
O26.4 Attention to prosthetic replacement of head of radius NEC
O27.1 Extra-articular ligament reconstruction for stabilisation of joint
O27.2 Repair of capsule and anterior and posterior labrum for stabilisation of glenohumeral joint
O27.3 Repair of capsule and anterior labrum for stabilisation of glenohumeral joint
O27.4 Repair of capsule and posterior labrum for stabilisation of glenohumeral joint
O27.8 Other specified other stabilising operations on joint
O29.1 Subacromial decompression
O32.1 Primary total prosthetic replacement of ankle joint NEC
O32.2 Conversion to total prosthetic replacement of ankle joint NEC
O32.3 Revision of total prosthetic replacement of ankle joint NEC
O32.4 Attention to total prosthetic replacement of ankle joint NEC
O32.5 Revision of one component of total prosthetic replacement of ankle joint NEC
T52.1 Palmar fasciectomy
T52.2 Revision of palmar fasciectomy
T52.3 Plantar fasciectomy
T52.4 Revision of plantar fasciectomy
T52.5 Digital fasciectomy
T52.6 Revision of digital fasciectomy
T52.8 Other specified excision of other fascia
T52.9 Unspecified excision of other fascia
T53.1 Excision of lesion of fascia
T53.2 Destruction of lesion of fascia
T53.8 Other specified extirpation of lesion of fascia
T53.9 Unspecified extirpation of lesion of fascia
T54.1 Division of palmar fascia
T54.2 Division of plantar fascia
T54.8 Other specified division of fascia
T54.9 Unspecified division of fascia
T56.1 Dermofasciectomy
T56.8 Other specified other excision of other fascia