Metadata

Name Carpal tunnel syndrome
Type Disease or Syndrome
Group Musculoskeletal
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 (S8MwPhLwnKqmfwy6XzHtsz)

Primary care

Disease Readcode Medcode ReadcodeDescr Category
Carpal tunnel syndrome 7056000.0 817.0 Carpal tunnel release Procedure for carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome 7056011.0 19249.0 Carpal tunnel decompression Procedure for carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome 7056200.0 16896.0 Re-release of carpal tunnel Procedure for carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome 7056400.0 39335.0 Endoscopic carpal tunnel release Procedure for carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome 705A100 97195.0 Revision of carpal tunnel release Procedure for carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome 85BE.00 6487.0 Injection of carpal tunnel Procedure for carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome 8Hlr.00 105374.0 Referral for carpal tunnel injection History of carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome 9Nu3000 106021.0 Consent given for carpal tunnel injection Procedure for carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome F340.00 816.0 Carpal tunnel syndrome Diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome F340.12 6926.0 CTS - Carpal tunnel syndrome Diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome

Secondary care

Diagnoses

Disease ICD10code ICD10codeDescr Category
Carpal tunnel syndrome G56.0 Carpal tunnel syndrome Diagnosis of Carpal tunnel syndrome

Procedures

Disease OPCS4code OPCS4codeDescr Category
Carpal tunnel syndrome A65.1 Carpal tunnel release Procedure for Carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome A69.2 Revision of carpal tunnel release Procedure for Carpal tunnel syndrome

Implementation

At the specified date, a patient is defined as having had 'Carpal tunnel syndrome' 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. 'Carpal tunnel syndrome' diagnosis, history of diagnosis or procedure during a consultation 
OR
Secondary care (ICD10)
1. ALL diagnoses of 'Carpal tunnel syndrome' or history of diagnosis during a hospitalization
OR
Secondary care (OPCS4)
1. ALL procedures for 'Carpal tunnel syndrome' or history of diagnosis 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