NAACCR Item #3847: hCG Post-orchiectomy Range

Start Column

1982

End Column

1982

Alignment

LEFT

Padding Character

' '

Documentation

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired Column #
3847 1 NAACCR 2018 18 1982 - 1982

NAACCR XML: Tumor.hcgPostOrchiectomyRange

Description
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) Post-orchiectomy Range identifies the range category of the lowest hCG value measured post-orchiectomy. hCG is a serum tumor marker that is often elevated in patients with nonseminomatous germ cell tumors of the testis. The Post-Orchiectomy lab value is used to monitor response to therapy.
Rationale
hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) Post-orchiectomy Range is used to assign the S Category Pathological and was previously collected as Testis CS SSF# 15.
Codes
0 Within normal limits
1 Above normal and less than 5,000 milli-International Units/milliliter (mIU/mL)
2 5,000-50,000 mIU/mL
3 Greater than 50,000 mIU/mL
4 Post-orchiectomy human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) stated to be elevated
7 Test ordered, results not in chart
8 Not applicable: Information not collected for this case
(If this information is required by your standard setter, use of code 8 may result in an edit error.)
9 Not documented in medical record
No orchiectomy performed
hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) Post-orchiectomy Range not assessed or unknown if assessed
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