2023 version of the Swiss CHOP code nomenclature published

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Aug 2022

On July 29, 2022, the Swiss Federal Statistics Office (UFS) published the 2023 version of the procedure code (CHOP) nomenclature in the German language. The version in the Italian and French languages will be published in October 2022.

Some examples of newly introduced codes per technology group are provided below:

Cardiovascular

  • 35.F2.26 Mitral valve replacement by xenograft (bioprosthesis) with transapical anchorage
  • 35.H2.26 Removal of mitral valve prosthesis and implantation of xenograft (bioprosthesis) with transapical anchorage
  • 35.H2.25 Removal of mitral valve prosthesis and xenograft (bioprosthesis) implantation, transapical using a percutaneous apical access and closure system

Endoscopy

  • 32.2A.13 Local excision of lesion or tissue on lung, endoscopic
  • 45.05 Conversion of percutaneous [endoscopic] gastrostomy [PEG] to percutaneous [endoscopic] jejunostomy [PEJ]

Gastrointestinal

  • 52.95.A2 Removal of a stent [prosthesis] from the pancreatic duct, laparoscopic
  • 52.95.A1 Removal of a stent [prosthesis] from the pancreatic duct, open surgical
  • 52.93.30 Endoscopic removal of stent [prosthesis] from pancreatic duct

In-vitro diagnostics

  • 52.11.12 Fine-needle biopsy of the pancreas, endosonographic
  • 52.11.09 Closed [aspiration] [needle] biopsy of pancreas, other

Interventional radiology

  • 00.4A.47 Deployed endovascular extended coils, 6 Extended coils
  • 00.99.AA Radiofrequency and microwave ablation
  • 00.99.A2 Irreversible electroporation
  • 00.99.A5 Ultrasound-guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery [USgFUS]

Nephrology and urology

  • 55.3Y Local excision and destruction of lesion or tissue on kidney, other
  • 55.3A.14 Local excision and destruction of lesion or tissue at kidney, percutaneous-transrenal
  • 55.30 Local excision and destruction of lesion or tissue of kidney, not otherwise specified

Neurology and neurosurgery

  • 02.98.13 Implantation or replacement of a fully implantable infusion pump for intraventricular infusion with integrated electronic occlusion monitoring
  • 03.9B.13 Implantation or replacement of a fully implantable infusion pump for intrathecal and epidural infusion with integrated electronic occlusion monitoring

Obstetrics and gynecology

  • 68.29.4B Excision and destruction of one or more uterine fibroids, transcutaneous
  • 68.29.48 Excision and destruction of one or more uterine fibroids, laparoscopic

Orthopedics

  • 00.9E One-stage multiple interventions on muscles and tendons in the arm and leg for contractures
  • 77.31.13 Complex (multidimensional) osteotomy (with axis correction) on the clavicle
  • 82.72.21 Transplantation of other flap graft with microvascular anastomosis of muscle or fascia to the hand

Peripheral vascular

  • 39.25.16 Aorto-ilio-popliteal bypass

Pulmonary and airways

  • 32.2A.14 Local excision and destruction of lesion or tissue on lung, percutaneous
  • 32.2A.13 Local excision of lesion or tissue on lung, endoscopic

Surgical procedures

  • 54.69 Abdominal wall suture, other
  • 54.99.51 Opening and reapplication of a temporary abdominal wall closure

See the 2023 CHOP nomenclature in German here.

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