Brain cerebrospinal fluid pathway operation   171509005


SNOMED code171509005
nameBrain cerebrospinal fluid pathway operation
date introduced2002-01-31
fully specified name(s)Brain cerebrospinal fluid pathway operation (procedure)
  • Brain cerebrospinal fluid pathway operation
  • Ventricle of brain and subarachnoid space operations
attributes - group1
Procedure siteBrain cerebrospinal fluid pathway   280371009
MethodSurgical action   129284003
parentsOperation on brain   70586009
  • Creation of cerebrospinal fluid shunt   119566000
  • CSF shunt removal   288846002
  • Operation on brain ventricle   307546008
  • Operation on subarachnoid space of brain   171553000
  • Other specified operations on ventricle of brain or subarachnoid space   171558009  removed: 2010-01-31
  • Removal of subcutaneous cerebrospinal fluid reservoir   304918005
  • Removal of ventricular reservoir with synchronous replacement   4068005
  • Replacement of obstructed valve in shunt system   6639006
  • Revision of obstructed valve in CSF shunt system   10359005
  • Ventricle of brain and subarachnoid space operations NOS   171559001  removed: 2010-01-31
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SNOMED CT Concept   138875005
  Procedure   71388002
    Procedure by method   128927009
      Operation on nervous system   16545005
        Operation on brain   70586009
          Brain cerebrospinal fluid pathway operation   171509005

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