Metadata

Name Anorectal fistula
Type Disease or Syndrome
Group Digestive
Data Sources

Clinical Terminologies OPCS-4
Read Version 2
ICD-10
Codelists
Valid Event Data Range 01/01/1999 - 01/07/2016
Sex Female
Male
Authors Kuan V, Denaxas S, Gonzalez-Izquierdo A, Direk K, Bhatti O, Husain S, Sutaria S, Hingorani M, Nitsch D, Parisinos C, Lumbers T, Mathur R, Sofat R, Casas JP, Wong I, Hemingway H, Hingorani A
Agreement Date 20 May 2019
Version (UUID) 1 (jjFso6okvLjAdwf5SzrL5A)

Primary care

Disease Readcode Medcode ReadcodeDescr Category
Anorectal fistula 7729700.0 20885.0 Closure of rectal fistula Procedure for Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula 7738000.0 4994.0 Laying open of low anal fistula Procedure for Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula 7738100.0 20959.0 Laying open of high anal fistula Procedure for Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula 7738200.0 2406.0 Laying open of anal fistula NEC Procedure for Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula 7738300.0 19419.0 Insertion seton in high anal fistula+part lay open track HFQ Procedure for Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula 7738400.0 18188.0 Fistulography of anal fistula Procedure for Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula 7738600.0 7140.0 Excision of fistula in ano Procedure for Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula 7738611.0 4791.0 Excision of anal fistula Procedure for Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula 7738.11 18201.0 Anal fistula operations Procedure for Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula 7738900.0 97573.0 Repair of anal fistula using plug Procedure for Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula J531000 56271.0 Sub-mucosal anal fistula Diagnosis of Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula J531100 59127.0 Inter-muscular anal fistula Diagnosis of Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula J531200 19952.0 Ano-rectal fistula Diagnosis of Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula J531300 15202.0 Rectal fistula Diagnosis of Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula J531.00 598.0 Fistula-in-ano Diagnosis of Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula J531z00 37729.0 Fistula-in-ano NOS Diagnosis of Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula J53..00 1979.0 Anal fissure and fistula Diagnosis of Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula J53z.00 15210.0 Anal fissure and fistula NOS Diagnosis of Anorectal fistula

Secondary care

Diagnoses

Disease ICD10code ICD10codeDescr Category
Anorectal fistula K60.3 Anal fistula Diagnosis of Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula K60.4 Rectal fistula Diagnosis of Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula K60.5 Anorectal fistula Diagnosis of Anorectal fistula

Procedures

Disease OPCS4code OPCS4codeDescr Category
Anorectal fistula H55.1 Laying open of low anal fistula Procedure for Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula H55.2 Laying open of high anal fistula Procedure for Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula H55.3 Laying open of anal fistula NEC Procedure for Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula H55.4 Insertion of seton into high anal fistula and partial laying open of track HFQ Procedure for Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula H55.5 Fistulography of anal fistula Procedure for Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula H55.6 Probing of perineal fistula Procedure for Anorectal fistula
Anorectal fistula H55.7 Repair of anal fistula using plug Procedure for Anorectal fistula

Implementation

At the specified date, a patient is defined as having had 'Anorectal fistula' IF they meet the criteria for any of the following on or before the specified date. The earliest date on which the individual meets any of the following criteria on or before the specified date is defined as the first event date:

Primary care
1. 'Anorectal fistula' diagnosis or history of diagnosis or procedure during a consultation 
OR
Secondary care
1. ALL diagnoses of 'Anorectal fistula' or history of diagnosis during a hospitalization
OR
Secondary care (OPCS4)
1. ALL procedures for 'Anorectal fistula' during a hospitalization

Publications

Kuan V., Denaxas S., Gonzalez-Izquierdo A. et al. A chronological map of 308 physical and mental health conditions from 4 million individuals in the National Health Service. The Lancet Digital Health - DOI 10.1016/S2589-7500(19)30012-3