Orthopaedic Surgery Washout Procedure OPCS codes



Coding system
OPCS-4
Organisation
OpenSAFELY
Codelist ID
opensafely/orthopaedic-surgery-washout-procedure-opcs-codes
ID
6d5f2a97

Versions

Description

Surgical post-operative washout + debridement codes

Signed off by

  • salma chaudhury, (March 2, 2021)
  • Allison Rodgers, (March 2, 2021)
Code Description
W80 Debridement and irrigation of joint
W801 Open debridement and irrigation of joint
W802 Open debridement of joint NEC
W803 Open irrigation of joint NEC
W808 Other specified debridement and irrigation of joint
W809 Unspecified debridement and irrigation of joint
W813 Drainage of joint
W814 Incision of joint NEC
W815 Exploration of joint NEC
W852 Endoscopic irrigation of knee joint
W901 Aspiration of joint