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Table 3 Most common ICD-9 procedure codes in the first 2 hospital days of Intent-Procedure admissions

From: Algorithm for analysis of administrative pediatric cancer hospitalization data according to indication for admission

ICD-9 procedure code Nā€‰=ā€‰50,225^ n (%) Description
41.31 5,185 (10.3%) Biopsy of bone marrow
38.93 4,066 (8.1%) Venous catheterization, not elsewhere classified
01.59 3,160 (6.3%) Other excision or destruction of lesion or tissue of brain
03.31 2,705 (5.4%) Spinal tap
86.07 2,264 (4.5%) Insertion of totally implantable vascular access device [VAD]
85.05 1,147 (2.3%) Incision with removal of foreign body or device from skin and subcutaneous tissue
02.2 1,076 (2.1%) Ventriculostomy
40.11 1,038 (2.1%) Biopsy of lymphatic structure
40.3 827 (1.7%) Regional lymph node excision
54.4 819 (1.6%) Excision or destruction of peritoneal tissue
  1. ^50,225 procedures representing 1,036 individual ICD-9 procedure codes.