Lap-band Diagnosis Codes

Project Title Lap-band Diagnosis Codes
Date Posted
Monday, October 20, 2014
Project ID

Summary table assessment of four ICD9-CM (International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification) diagnosis codes related to Lap-Band Adjustable Gastric Banding System (see next sheet for codes queried) including, "morbid obesity" (ICD9-CM Code 278.01), "other complications of gastric band procedure" (ICD9-CM Code 539.09), "fitting & adjustment of gastric lap band" (ICD9-CM Code V53.51), and "bariatric surgery status" (ICD9-CM Code V45.86) in the Mini-Sentinel Distributed Database. Results were generated using the Mini-Sentinel Distributed Query Tool and the ICD-9-CM 5-Digit Diagnosis Code Summary Table. Summary tables are precompiled stratified counts.  Queries were executed in January 2013. This report includes data from 17 Data Partners. Queries were run in the outpatient setting.

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Medical Product
gastric lap band
Health Outcome
bariatric surgery
gastric band procedure
Time Period
2006 - 2011
Assessment Type
Exploratory Analyses
Study Type
Summary Table
Data Sources
Mini-Sentinel Distributed Database (MSDD)
FDA Center
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