Parent nodes of template element with id 2.16.840.1.1138188.8.131.52.4.65
valid from 2012‑01‑12 status draft
The Preoperative Diagnosis entry encodes the surgical diagnosis or diagnoses assigned
to the patient before the surgical procedure and is the reason for the surgery.
The preoperative diagnosis is, in the opinion of the surgeon, the diagnosis that will
be confirmed during surgery.