PRIMARY PROCEDURE (OPCS)

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See PROCEDURE CODING for details on coding.

'Primary' is a classification of PATIENT PROCEDURE CODING SIGNIFICANCE of PATIENT PROCEDURE CLASSIFICATION for the OPCS code of an OPERATIVE PROCEDURE

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plural PRIMARY PROCEDURE (OPCS)