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Table 1 Case definitions

From: Extracorporeal liver support: trending epidemiology and mortality - a nationwide database analysis 2007–2015

Disease / Procedure Specification ICD / OPS coding
Extracorporal liver support therapy “Liver dialysis” OPS 8–858
Liver transplantation Liver transplantation (all variants) OPS 5–504
Evaluation for liver transplantation
 “Evaluation & no waiting list” Complete evaluation, without inclusion of a patient on an organ transplantation waiting list OPS 1–920.04
Partial evaluation without inclusion of a patient on an organ transplantation waiting list OPS 1–920.14
 “Evaluation & waiting list” Complete evaluation, with inclusion of a patient on an organ transplantation waiting list OPS 1–920.24
 “Reevaluation” Re-evaluation, with inclusion or retention of a patient on an organ transplantation waiting list OPS 1–920.34
Re-evaluation, with removal of a patient from an organ transplantation waiting list OPS 1–920.44
  1. ICD International Classification of Disease, OPS Operations & Procedures Coding. For details see text